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1. Matthew Manning Sr. [214],1,2 son of John Manning Jr. # 3 [209] and Margaret Markham [3039], was born in 1718 2,3 and died between Oct and Dec 1801.2,4

General Notes: Research for this generation and above should be regarded as very tentative.

Research Notes: *note: Want to investigate the Manning-Culpeper connection a little further. I suspect that Matthew Manning Sr. (RIN 214) and Margaret Culpeper (RIN 3084), daughter of Thomas Culpeper (3073) and sister of Ann Kay (RIN 3086), are husband and wife.
Evidence seems to point in that direction due to the following findings:
1. Matthew Manning Sr. was a witness to Thomas Culpeper's will (1785)
2. Matthew Manning Sr. inherits from Ann Kay (RIN 3086) a looking glass in 1791
3. Matthew's son, Matthew Manning Jr. is a witness in Ann Kay's (RIN 3086) will dated 1791
4. Matthew Manning Sr.'s will dated 1801 has as witnesses: Thomas W. Culpeper & Robert B. Culpeper (Thomas Culpeper (RIN 3073) who died in 1785, names sons, Thomas & Robert Culpeper, who would be brothers to Margaret Manning & Ann Kay.
5. Matthew Manning Sr. will dated 1801 has no mention of a wife, therefore his wife probably died before the will was made. If Margaret Culpeper is Matthew's wife, that would put her death between 1791 & 1801
6. Matthew Manning Jr. is an appraisers in the estate of John Culpeper (RIN 3078) in 1810. John is the brother to Margaret Manning.

I believe the circumstanial evidence is pointing in this direction. Would like to look at other documents for the children of Thomas Culpeper (RIN 3073) to see if Matthew Manning Sr. or Jr. were involved as either witness, executor, etc. These documents could possibly name as relationship between these people. They appear to be closely tied together. 5,6,7

Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: In 1636, less than three decades after the settling of Jamestown, New Norfolk was formed from Elizabeth City shires of the Colony of Virginia. In 1637, New Norfolk County was divided into Lower Norfolk Country and Upper Norfolk Country. Lower Norfolk County encompasses the area that is now the cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach. Lower Norfolk Country's first court was held on May 15, 1637, and was presided over by Captain Adam Thoroughgood.

Chesapeake is the most direct descendent of Lower Norfolk County. The records housed in care of the Chesapeake's Clerk of the Circuit Court are the oldest records held by any of the four cities that were once Lower Norfolk County; they date back to 1637 and the first court held in the jurisdiction.
http://www.chesapeake.lib.va.us/NorCouHisSoc.htm.

2. Alt Birth: 1709. 8

3. Plat: lot # 64, 1752, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 9

4. Deed: bought from Co. William Craford, 14 Aug 1753, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 10 Grantors: Co. William Craford Residence: Portsmouth, Norfolk Co.
Grantees: Matthew Manning Residence: Norfolk Co.
Date of Deed: 14 August 1753 Date Recorded: 16 August 1753
Consideration: 5 shillings current money
Signatures or Marks: William Craford
Witnesses: William Portlock, Thos. Nash, & Duncan McNeal
Description: one lot and parcell of land situate lying and being in the said town of Portsmouth in the said county beginning at a store in Middle Street bordering North on the said Middle street one hundred & sixteen feet and beginning again at the said store before Martin's land and running east on land on street one hundred and eighty feet and from thence the same course as it runs on Middle street one hundred and thirteen feet and from thence the same course as on London street one hundred & eighty feet to include the said lott of land and is in Hanover Square no. 64 as by the said plan of the said town of Portsmouth appears with the reversion and remainder of the said lott and lands with the appurtenances. To have and to hold the said lott and parcel of land with the appetenances unto the said Mattw Manning and his heirs & assigns

5. Deed: lott # 64, 15 Aug 1753, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 11 Grantors: Col. William Crawford Residence: Portsmouth, Norfolk Co.
Grantees: Matthew Manning Residence: Portsmouth
Date of Deed: 15 Aug 1753 Date Recorded: 16 Aug 1753
Consideration: 30 pounds current money
Signatures or Marks: William Craford
Witnesses: Will Portlock, Thos. Nash, Duncan Moncal
Description: One lott and parcell of land situate lying and being in the said Town of Portsmouth in the said county beginning at a store on Middle street so running north on the said Middle street one hundred and thirteen feet and beginning again at the said store before mentioned running east on London street one hundred & eighty feet and from thence a parallel course with Middle street one hundred and thirteen feet and thence the same course to London street one hundred and eighty feet to include the said lott of land and is in Hanover Square no. 64 as by the plan of the said Town of Portsmouth appears with the reversion and remainder of the said lott and lands with the appurenances To have and to hold the said lott and parcell of land with the appurtenances unto the said Matthew his heirs and assigns for and during the full term of one whole year as by the said rented indenture more at large appears

6. Land: on the Southern Branch, 17 Aug 1782, Norfolk Co., Virginia. Norfolk Co. Db 29, page 2, date of deed 17 Aug. 1782, date recorded 20 Feb. 1783, Mary Harper of Edgecombe Co., NC to David Harper and William Harper of county and state aforesaid, for L50, a tract of land containing 163 acres on the north side of Southern Branch and bounded by William Hartert, John Hartert and Matthew Manning, signed Mary Harper (+), wit. Benj. Dickens, William Batchelor, (Emanuel Satchwell).

http://www.rootsweb.com/~vanorfol/ndeeds.htm

7. Mentioned: In a deed, 17 Aug 1782, Norfolk Co., Virginia. Norfolk Co. Db 29, page 2, date of deed 17 Aug. 1782, date recorded 20 Feb. 1783, Mary Harper of Edgecombe Co., NC to David Harper and William Harper of county and state aforesaid, for L50, a tract of land containing 163 acres on the north side of Southern Branch and bounded by William Hartert, John Hartert and Matthew Manning, signed Mary Harper (+), wit. Benj. Dickens, William Batchelor, (Emal. Satchwell).

8. Census: 1785, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 12 1785--Norfolk Co.,--Portsmouth--south side of the Western Branch to New Mill Creek
Matthew Manning--4 white souls, 1 dwelling, 2 other buildings

9. Witness to will: witness to Thomas Culpeper's will, 27 Dec 1785, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 13 Thomas Culpeper gives 50 acres of land to a Margaret Manning. Thomas doesn't state a relationship. Is this his daughter? How is Margaret Manning related to Matthew Manning? Thomas Culpeper also leaves 50 acres to Ann Kay, who in her will says the Margaret is her sister.

10. Inherit: from Ann Kay one small looking glass, 1791, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 5 *note: what relationship is Matthew to Ann Kay?

11. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of Charles S. Boush, commissioner, 30 May 1791, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 14 Mathew Manning Sr., 2 white males above 16, 1 black above 16, 3 horses

12. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of Charles S. Boush, commissioner, 24 Apr 1792, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 15 Mathew Manning Sr., 2 white males above 16, 1 black above 16, 3 horses

13. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of Charles S. Boush, commissioner, 24 Jul 1793, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 16 Mathew Manning -- 1 white male above 16, 1 horse

14. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of William C. Connor, commissioner, 26 Jul 1794, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 17 Mathew Manning -- 2 white male above 16, 1black above 16, 3 horses

15. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of William C. Connor, commissioner, 25 Aug 1795, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 18 Mathew Manning -- 2 white male above 16, 1black above 16, 2 horses

16. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of Andrew Kidd, commissioner, 13 May 1796, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 19 Mathew Manning -- 2 white male above 16, 1black above 16, 2 horses

17. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of Andrew Kidd, commissioner, 10 May 1797, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 20 Mathew Manning -- 2 white male above 16, 1black above 16, 2 horses

18. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of Andrew Kidd, commissioner for the parishes of Portsmouth & Elizabeth River, 10 Aug 1798, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 21 Mathew Manning Sr. -- 1 white male above 16, tax .53

19. Deed: sells lot at intersection of London & Dinwiddie St. to Isaiah Cherry, 29 Nov 1798, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 22 Grantors: Matthew Manning Sr. Residence: Portsmouth, Norfolk Co
Grantees: Isaiah Cherry Residence: Portsmouth, Norfolk Co.
Date: 29 Nov 1798 Date Recorded: 17 Dec 1798
Consideration: $100.00 dollars
Signatures or Mark: Matthew (x his mark) Manning
Witnesses: Matthew Maning Jr., Willis Wilkins, William (x his mark) M. Tucker, Zachariah Nichols
Description: Lot of land in Portsmouth beginning at intersection of London & Dinwiddie Street and running south on Dinwiddie and running south on Dinwiddie Street one hundred and thirteen feet thence west one hundred and eighty feet, then north one hundred and thirteen feet, thence east on London Street, one hundred and eighty feet to the first mentioned station, and is lot number one hundred and thirty four in Cambridge Square

20. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of Andrew Kidd, commissioner for the parishes of Portsmouth & Elizabeth River, 6 Apr 1799, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 23 Mathew Manning -- 1 white male above 16, 1 horses, tax .12

21. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of Andrew Kidd, commissioner for the parishes of Portsmouth & Elizabeth River, 20 May 1800, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 24 Mathew Manning -- 2 white male above 16, 2 blacks above 16, 1 black between 12 to 16, 1 horse, tax $1.44

22. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of the parishes of Portsmouth & Elizabeth River, 1 Oct 1801, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 25 Mathew Manning -- 2 white male above 16, 1 blacks above 16, 2 horses, tax .68

23. Will: 4 Oct 1801, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 26 Testator: Matthew Manning Residence: Norfolk County
Personal Information:
Executor: my son, Matthew Manning
Date: 4 October 1801 Date Proved: 18 January 1802
Signature or Mark: Matthew (x his mark) Manning
Witnesses: Thomas W. (x his mark) Culpeper
Robert B. (x his mark) Culpeper Absolom Hodges
Bequests:
To my son, Matthew Manning: my plantation & dwelling 140 acres and 50 acres in Thomas Culpeper's & Rudrey survey. Negros Hannah, George, Jenney, Mary, Charles, Joe & Jeffrey, one hand mill, 3 feather bed & furniture, one bow fall and one coat table, six flag bottom chairs high ones, one hand made dish, two basons, one iron pott which holds 15 gallons, one dutch oven, all my sheep, and one black mare with a blaze face.
To my daughter, Elizabeth Cherry--47 acres on the south side of Deep Creek purchased of Randolph Hodges, two feather beds & furniture, one large pewter dish, one 12 gallon pott, one small do, one suping table, one tea table, one side saddle, one cow & calf
To granddaughter, Mary Groves--one feather bed & furniture, one negro girl named Kate & her increase, one linen wheel
To granddaugther, Margaret Groves--one feather bed & furniture, the bed that I lye upon, one negro girl named Rachel.
If they should die without issue--then the estate to be equally divided between their mother, Elizabeth Cherry & my son, Matthew Manning
I give the use of my negros I have given to my grandchildren to son, Matthew Manning til they come of age or marriage
To my daugther, Elizabeth Cherry--six high flag bottom chairs
To my grandson, William Manning, son of William Manning--ten pounds cash, but if William should die before he comes of age, I give to my son, Matthew Manning
To son, Matthew Manning & daughter, Elizabeth Cherry--to be equally divided all my goods, chattels, household, kitchen & other furniture not willed away.
To granddaughters, Mary & Margaret Groves--ten pounds cash at their marriage or full age

24. Probate: Matthew Manning obtained probate on father's will, Dec 1801, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 27 The last will and testament of Matthew Manning deceased was proved by the oaths of Thomas W. Culpeper and Robert B. Culpeper witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Matthew Manning the executor therein named who made oath thereto and together with John Rutter and Zachariah Nichols his securities entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penalty of five thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat thereof in due form.

25. Estate: appraisers named for estate of Matthew Manning, 18 Jan 1802, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 28 Ordered that Willoughby Culpeper, James Cherry, Nathaniel Dyes and Henry Culpeper, Gent. or any three of them appraise in current money the personal estate of Matthew Manning deceased and return the appraisement to the Court
At a Court held for Norfolk County the 18th day of January 1802
Present: James Holt, Richard Blow, James G. Martin & Jordan Marchant--Gentl. Justices

Matthew married.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. William Manning [356] 1,7 died between 1757 and 1787 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.29,30

+ 3 M    ii. Matthew Manning Jr. [40] 7,31 was born in 1770 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 32 and died on 9 Jan 1837 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 33,34,35 at age 67.

+ 4 F    iii. Elizabeth Manning [3024] 7,38 died after 1801.7

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2. William Manning [356] 1,7 died between 1757 and 1787 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.29,30

Research Notes: Mentioned in Matthew Manning's will (1801) as a son, although Matthew leaves no inheritance to him. We can assume that Wiliam is possibly deceased, although the will does not state that. Needs further research.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Inherits: from his grandfather, John Manning, 1757, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 30 1 negro girl named Sukee & her increase & should said Wm. die without lawful heir, then his father, Mathew Manning shall have said negro girl & her increase & that the said William have the said negro girl & increase at the age of 21

2. Audit: of William Manning, 20 Dec 1787, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 40 The estate of William Manning In Acc't with Willis Culpepper admin'r
To each for Bests Bonds 12--0--6
to do paid Mrs. Manning 14--7--
To do for nursing 10--7--
To do for More Bruce's note 10--
To do for acc't proved 1--8--
To do for Nancy Best proved acc't 3--9
To do for John Lewelling do 3--4--3
To do for Wm Hodges do 1--2--
To do for John Hollowell's do 14--
To do for William Royals do 12--
To do for William Bruces do 1--16-6
To do for Lydia Shepherds do 1--4--
To do for taxes Andrew Stewart 8--5
To do for clerks fees for administration 2--5--
To do paid Mr. Newsom in behalf of s'd estate 1--10--
To finding negro wench in child
= bed with 2 children one month 2--
To coffin & burial of negro wench at Best House 1--
To 9 months board of negro child 3--12--
To 2 months do of do 14 months old 16--
To coffin & burial of do 10--
To each paid Mr. Newsom for advice 10--
To Commission on $79--10--2 at 5 per 6 3--19--6
To balance due the estate 19--11--5
93--1--23
By cash for the account of sales 93--1--23
Agreeable to an order of Courth we the subscriber have met to audit the accounts of said William Manning estate with Willis Culpeper admin'r & find a balance in favor of said estate as per account above
December 20, 1787
John Morris
Thomas Crafts
June Court 1788--This audit was returned and ordered to be recorded.

William married.

The child from this marriage was:

   5 M    i. William Manning [3023] .7

Noted events in his life were:

1. Inherit: ten pounds cash from grandfather, Matthew Manning, 1801, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 7

3. Matthew Manning Jr. [40] 7,31 was born in 1770 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 32 and died on 9 Jan 1837 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 33,34,35 at age 67.

General Notes: Portsmouth:
Date of establishment: 1752
Incorporated as a town: 1836
Incorporated as a city: 1858

Mary Porter has photos of early Mannings.
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Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: Mary Porter told me that the Manning "day farm" is now Academy Park in Portsmouth, Virginia. It was owned by Pearson and White and bought by Hugh Barkley; 240 acres. This was "Mannington." [It may be that the plantation was Mannington.] Also that Manning graves were on Paradise Creek, past Cradock on Rt. 17.

2. Residence: "Mannington", Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 41 Note: This is an ad listed in local newspaper for the rental of "Mannington". This gives a description of the property. The referral of Mannington being good for the business of "trucking" has nothing to do with vehicles, but instead means the business of trading goods & services in place of cash.

For Rent---I wish to rent out on shares the ensuing year, to some one well acquainted with the business of Trucking, the Farm called
"MANINGTON"
Situated about five miles from Portsmouth, on the road between that place and the village of Deep Creek--This Farm is in very good order, well fenced and well drained. Every acre in cultivation will be manured this year, which will enhance its value the coming season.---The soil is well adapted to the purposes of trucking. I think as a market farm it is equal to any in the surrounding country.
Julian's Creek is about a quarter of a mile from the Farm, on which there are several landings at distances of not more than a half mile, where boats can take off marketing for shipment.
The short distance to Portsmouth, and goodness of the road, render it very convenient for daily market.
There is also attached to the Farm a very fine Orchard of Peaches and one of Apples.
The Mansion House will be reserved, but there is a very comfortable Dwelling in the yard, which can be occupied by the Farmer.
Virginia F. Hughlett

3. Witness to will: to Thomas Culpeper's will, 27 Dec 1785, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 13 Thomas Culpeper also gives 50 acres of land to a Margaret Manning. Thomas doesn't state a relationship. Is this his daughter? How is Margaret Manning related to Matthew Manning? Thomas Culpeper also leaves 50 acres to Ann Kay, who in her will says the Margaret is her sister.

4. Witness to will: witness to Ann Kay's will, 16 May 1791, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 42 Matthew Manning Jr. was a witness to Ann Kay's will
She also left him a small looking glass
Ann also leave to her sister, Margaret Manning 42 acres in Deep Creek. How is Margaret Manning connected to Matthew Manning?

5. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of Andrew Kidd, commissioner for the parishes of Portsmouth & Elizabeth River, 10 Aug 1798, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 43 Mathew Manning Jr. -- 1 white male above 16, 1 black between 12 to 16, , 2 horses, tax .53

6. Probate: Matthew Manning obtained probate on father's will, Dec 1801, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 27 The last will and testament of Matthew Manning deceased was proved by the oaths of Thomas W. Culpeper and Robert B. Culpeper witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Matthew Manning the executor therein named who made oath thereto and together with John Rutter and Zachariah Nichols his securities entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penalty of five thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat thereof in due form.

7. Inherits: from his father, Matthew Manning, 1801, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 7 His plantation and dwelling containing 140 acres & 50 acres in Thomas Culpeper's & Rudrey's survey.
Negroes: Hannah, George, Jenny, Mary, Charles, Joe and Jeffrey and their heirs
One hand mill, 3 feather beds & their furniture, one bow fall and one coat table, six flag bottom chairs high ones, one hand made dish, 2 basons, 1 iron pott which holds 15 gallons, 1 dutch oven, all my sheep and 1 black mare with a blaze face
Use of my negroes given to my grandchildren to my son, Matthew til my grandchildren come of age or marry
All goods, chattels, household, kitchen & other furniture not willed away to be equally divided betwwen son, Matthew & daughter, Elizabeth Cherry

8. Deed: sells 50 acres to Willis Hale, 21 Dec 1801, St. Bride's Parish, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 44 Grantors: Matha Manning & wife, Mary Residence: St. Bride's, Norfolk Co.
Grantees: Willis Hale Residence: St. Bride's, Norfolk Co.
Date: 21 Dec. 1801 Date Proved: 22 Dec 1801
Signatures: Matthew Manning Mary Manning
Witnesses: no names listed
Consideration: 90 pounds
Description: 50 acres of land lying in St. Bride's Parish, Norfolk Co.--land descended to Mary Hodges by the death of her father, Solomon Hodges, dec., said 50 acres contained in 2 pieces. One piece binding Charles Smith land & the said Willis Hale, binding to land that belonged to Tamer Hodges, dec. containing 25 acres. Likewise, a piece of Green Sea, binding on Charles Smith land, John Curling's land, binding Bennett Armstong's to said Willis Hale containing 25 acres.
**Note: Deed misspells Matthew Manning's name as Martha, but he signs his name, Matthew. Description of land definitely connects wife, Mary to her father, Solomon Hodges.

9. Deed of sell: Matthew Manning & wife, Mary to Willis Hall, 22 Dec 1801, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 45 An indenture of bargain and sale between Matthew Manning and Mary, his wife of the one part and Willis Hall of the other part was acknowledged by the said Manning and wife, she being first privily examined as the law directs and ordered to be recorded
Present: James Holt, Richard Blow, Wright Bowers & Jordan Marchant, Gentleman Justices

10. Property tax: List of taxable property within the district of the parishes of Portsmouth & Elizabeth River, 3 Sep 1802, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 46 Mathew Manning -- 1 white male above 16, 2 blacks above 16, 2 blacks between 12 to 16, 1 horse, 2 carr. wheels, tax $2.74

11. Will: gave oath for will & named appriaser for estate of Peter Dyes, 17 Jan 1803, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 47 The last will and testament of Peter Dyes deceased was proved by the oaths of Matthew Manning Junr. and Elizabeth Groves witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Nathaniel Dyes one of the executors therein named who made oath thereto and together with John Moore and James Cherry his securities entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penaly of eight thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.

Ordered that Matthew Manning, John Cherry, Willoughby Culpeper, and Thomas Culpeper, gent. or any three of them being first sworn before a Justice of the Peace appraise in current money the personal estate of Peter Dyes deceased, and return the appraisement to the Court
At a Court held for Norfolk County the 17th day of January 1803
Present: Robert Butt, Richard Blow, Sam'l Smith and Jordan Marchant--Gentl. Justices

**Note: Who are Peter & Nathaniel Dyes? Are they somehow related to Matthew Manning Jr. & his sister, Elizabeth Groves? Nathaniel Dyes also gave bond for Matthew Manning Jr. & Mary Hodges marriage.

12. Religion: member of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1805, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 32

13. Deed: John M. Bluford indebted to Nathaniel Dyes for $210.13, 13 Apr 1809, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 48 Grantors: John M. Bluford Residence: Northamblen
Grantees: Nathaniel Dyes Residence: Norfolk Co.
Matthew Manning Residence: Norfolk Co.
Date of Deed: 13 April 1809 Date Recorded: 18 Nov 1811
Consideration: $210.13
Signatures or marks: John M. (x his mark) Bluford
Nathaniel Dyes, Matthew Manning
Witnesses: John Cherry, Robert May
Description: sells unto the said Matthew Manning a piece or parcel of land, binding on deep creek an ajoining the land of the said Nathaniel Dyes on Martha Odem's land and all right, titles & interest of him the said John M. Bluford, of in & to the same to have and to hold the said piece or parcel of land unto the said Matthew manning his heirs & assigns forever, in trust nevertheless that if the said John M. Bluford shall fail to pay to the said Nathaniel Dyes the aforesaid sum of two hundred & ten dollars & thirteen cents on or before the 13 day of October next ensuring the date hereof with the legal interest thereon in such case it shall be lawful to and for the said Matthew Manning at any time after such period shall have elapsed to sell at public auction for ready money the said piece or parcel of land ten days previous notice being given in any of the Norfolk newspaper of such sale being given & to convey the same in fee simple to the purchasers thereof and out of the proceeds of said sale well & truly to satisfy & pay to the said Nathaniel Dyes the aforesaid debt as well as the cost of drawing & recording of these presents
September 23, 1809--received of John M. Bluford $100.00 on the account of this obligation

14. Appraisers: of John Culpeper's estate, 27 Dec 1810, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 49 along with James Butt & another whose name is not readable

15. Deed: sell 15 acres to Nathaniel Dyes that was held in trust, 10 Feb 1812, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 50 Grantors: Matthew Manning Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Grantees: Nathaniel Dyes Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Date of Deed: 10 Feb 1812 Date Recorded: 15 June 1812
Consideration: $73.32
Signatures or marks: Matthew Manning
Witnesses: (blank)
Description: A certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being on the north side of Deep Creek in the county aforesaid and bounded by the land s of Maes martin, Nathaniel Dyes and Deep Creek containing fifteen acres more or less and is the same land which was conveyed by John M. Bluford to the aforesaid Matthew Manning in trust, which the said John M. Bluford purchased of Mrs. Odem as will be seen by the records of the County of Norfolk which was conveyed by the said Bluford to Matthew Manning in trust to secure a debt due to Nathaniel Dyes of one hundred and ten dollars, which land was sold according to law at the courthouse on the 20th of February last past for the aforesaid sum of $73.32. The said Matthew Manning as a trustee of in and to the same, to have and to hold the said tract of land situate as aforesaid with its appurtenances unto the said Nathaniel Dyes his heirs and assigns forever, to the only proper use and behoof of him the said Nathaniel Dyes

16. Deed: bought 51 acres from John Cherry, 16 Nov 1812, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 51 Grantors: John Cherry& wife, Sarah Residence: Norfolk Co.
Grantees: Matthew Manning Residence: Norfolk Co.
Date of Deed: 16 Nov 1812 Date Recorded: 22 Dec 1812
Consideration: $413.20
Signatures or marks: John (x his mark) Cherry Sarah (x her mark) Cherry
Witnesses: William Richardson, Joseph Mosley, Absalom Grant
Descripton: A certain tract or parcel of land situate in the parish of Portsmouth in the county aforesaid and included in the following bounds, to wit: beginning at a run of water on the main road leading from Portsmouth to the canal at the corner of the late John Mesley's line thence north sixty nine degrees west four chains along the road to a branch dividing this land from Roderick Mesley's and along his line to a small black gum Absalom Grants corner, thence along his the said Absalom Grants line south eight and a half degrees east twenty five chain forty links to a white gum in Solomon Shepherds line, thence binding on the same North eighty four degrees east one chain 52 links to a small maple corner of John Mesley's thence on his line north thirty six degrees east forty four chain to the beginning containing fifty one acres two rood and twenty four pole more or less

17. Executor: of friend, John Cherry's will, 28 Sep 1813, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 52 *note: was John Cherry more than a friend to Matthew Manning. John names in his will, a daughter Margaret Manning and grandaugher, Margaret Manning. Are they connected to Matthew Manning? Needs more research

18. Appointed: sheriff of the County of Norfolk, 26 Nov 1815, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 53 Know all men by these present that we Matthew Manning, James Tatem, James Cherry, John Richardson, Willis Hall, Roderick Mesley, & Joseph Owens are held and firmly bound unto Wilson C. Nicholas esqr. Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia for the time being and his successors for the use of the Commonwealth in the sum of thirty thousand dollars for the true payment of which we bind ourselve our heirs executors and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 20th day of November 1815.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Mathew Manning is constituted and appointed Sheriff of the County of Norfolk by a commision from the Governor under the seal of the Commonwealth dated the 13th day of September last past, if therefore the said Mathew Manning shall faithfully collect account for and pay the taxes imposed by law in this county for the year 1815, then the above obligation to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Acknowledged before the Court
Matthew Manning
James Tatem
James Cherry
John Richardson
Willis Hall
Roderick Mesley
Joseph Owens
At a Court held for Norfolk County November 20th 1815
This bond was acknowledged by the obligor therein named and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Wm. Wilson c.c.

Know all men by these presents that we Mathew Manning, James Tatem, James Cherry, John Richardson, Willis Hall, Roderick Mesley, and Joseph Owens are held and firmly bound unto Wilson C. Nicholas Esqr. Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia for the time being and his successors for the use of this Commonwealth in the sum of ten thousand dollars for the true payment of which we bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 20th day of November 1815.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound M. Manning is constituted and appointed Sheriff of the County of Norfolk by a commission from the Governor under the seal of the Commonwealth dated the 13th day of September last past. If therefore the said Mathew Manning shall well and truly collect and receive all offices fees and dues just into his bands to collect, and duly account for and pay the same to the officers to whom such fees are due respectively at such times as are presented and limited by law, and shall well and truly execute and due return make of all process and receipts to him directed and pay and satisfy all sums of money and tobacco by him received by virtue of any such process, to the person or persons to whom the same are due his or their executors administrators or assigns and in all other things shall truly and faithfull execute & perform the said office of sheriff during the term of his coninuance therein then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remian in full force and virtue.
Signed sealed & acknowledged in the presence of the Court
Mathew Manning
James Tatem
James Cherry
John Richardson
Willis Hall
Roderick Mesley
Joseph Owens
At a Court held for Norfolk County November 20th 1815. This bond was acknowledged by the obligers therein named and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Wm. Wilson, c.c.

Know all men by these presents that we Mathew Manning, James Tatem. James Cherry, John Richardson, Willis Hall, Roderick Mesley and Joseph Owens are held and firmly bound unto Wilson C. Nicholas Esqr. Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia for the time being and his successors for the rise of this Commonwealth in the sum of ten thousand dollars for the true payment of which we bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 20th day of November 1815.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Mathew Manning is contituted and appointed Sheriff of the County of Norfolk by a commission from the Governor under the seal of the Commonwealth dated the 13th day of September last past. If therefore the said Mathew Manning shall well and truly collect all levies, and account for and pay the same in such manner as is by law directed, and also all fines forfeitures & emerciments, accuring or becoming due to the Commonwealth in the said County, and shall duly account for and pay the same to the Treasurer of this Commonwealth for the time being for the use of the use of the Commonwealth in like manner as is or shall be directed in case of public taxes and shall in all other things truly and faithfully execute the said Office of Sheriff during his continuance therein, then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed sealed and acknowledged in presence of the Court
Mathew Manning
James Tatem
James Cherry
John Richardson
Willis Hall
Roderick Mesley
Joseph Owens
At a Court held for Norfolk County November 20th 1815. This bond was acknowledged by the obligers therein named and ordered to be received.
Teste: Wm. Wilson, c.c.

19. Witness: to Willoughby Culpeper's will along with John Ballentine & Jeremiah Bracket, 12 Jul 1816, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 54 *note: try to determine the relationship between Matthew Manning & Willoughby Culpeper

20. Occupation: appointed sheriff, 21 Nov 1816, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 55 Know all men by these presents that we Mathew Manning, Carter B. Poindexter, William C. Holt, Edwin Seaton, and William C. Moore are held and firmly bound unto Wilson C. Nicholas Esq. Governorof the Commonwealth of Virginia for the time being and his successors for the us of the said Commonwealth in the sum of thirty thousand dollars for the true payment of which we bind ourselves our heirs executors and administratorsjointly and severally firmly by these presnets sealed with our seals and dated this 21st day of Nov. 1816.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the abouve bound Matthew Manning is constituted and appointed Sheriff othe the county of Norfolk by a commission from the Governorunder the seal of the Commonwealth dated the first day of October 1816; If therefor the said Matthew Manning shall faithfully effect account for and pay the taxes imposed by law in said County for the year eighteen hundred and sixteen then the above obligationto be void or also to remain in full force and virtue.
Matthew Manning
C. B. Poindexter
Wm. C. Holt
Edwin Seaton
W. C. Moore
Acknowledged before Thomas Godwin
At a Court held for Norfolk County November 21st 1816. This bond was acknowledged by the obligors therein named & ordered to be recorded
Teste: Wm. Wilson, c.c.

21. Occupation: appointed sheriff, 21 Nov 1816, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 56 Know all men by these presents that we Matthew Manning, Carter B. Poindexter, William C. Holt, Edwin Seaton and William C. Moore and held and firmly boundunto William C. Nicholas Esq. Governor of this Commonwealth of Virginia for the time being and his successors for the use of the said Commonwealthin the sum of ten thousand dollars to the true payment of which we bind ourselves our heirs executors & administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 21st day of November 1816.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Matthew Manning is constituted and appointed Sheriff of the County of Norfolk by a commission from the Governor and the seal of the Commonwealth dated the first day of October 1816; If therefore the said Matthew Manning shal well and truly collect and receive all officers fees and dues put into his hands to collect and duly accound for and pay the same to the officers to whom such fee are due respectively at such times as are prescribed and limited by law, and shall well and tryly execute and due return make of all process profits to him directed and pay and satisfy all sums of money and tobacco by him received by virtue of any such process to the person or persons to whom the same are due his or their exectors administrators or assigns, and in all other things shalltruly and faithfully execute and perform the said Office of Sheriff during the term of his continuance therein then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Matthew Manning
C. B. Poindexter
Wm. C. Holt
Edwin Seaton
W. C. Moore
Signed & acknowledgeed in presence of Thos. Godwin
At a Court held for Norfolk County November 24th 1816. This Bond was acknowledged by the obligers therein named & ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Wm. Wilson, c.c.

22. Summons: for M. Manning to take into custody James B. Balsour, 16 Jan 1818, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 57 Wilson & Hoggard vs Balsour 1818
An action of trespass on the case
Whitehead
Expired and dismiss set by order of the planitiffs per his indorsement hereon
C. B. Poindexter
for M. Manning, sheriff
The Commonwealth of Virginia
To the Sheriff of Norfolk County, greetings
We command you that you take James B. Balsour if he be found within your bailiwick, and him safely keep, so that you have his body at the Clerk's Office of our Superior Court of Norfolk County, on the 27th day of March next, to answer Holt Wilson & Herman Hoggard merchants trading as partners under the form & style of Wilson & Hoggard of a plea of trespass on the case damage one hundred & fifty dollars.
And have then there this Writ. Witness William Wilson, Clerk of our said Court, at the Court-house, the 16 day of Jany. 1818, in the 42 Year of the Commonwealth.
Wm. Wilson, clk
This writ being satisfied the clerk is hereby directed to dismiss it. Shffs fee paid
Wilson & Hoggard
Proper affadavit being made & appear bail is required
T. Thompson J.P.

23. Executor: of John Culpepper's will, 16 Mar 1818, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 58 At a court held 16th March 1818, the will of John Culpepper was proved. The executors named in the will, Martha Culpepper, wife of John and his son, John refused the burden. Therefore Matthew Manning made oath and together with Henry Culpeper, John Culpeper and Daniel Culpeper made bond.

24. Deed: sells to son, Wm. B. Manning 50 acres land in Deep Creek, 1 Apr 1823, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 59 Grantor: Matthew Manning Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Grantee: Wm. B. Manning Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Date of Deed: 1 April 1823 Date Recorded: 21 April 1823
Consideration: for the love & affection and $1 cash in hand
Signatures or marks: M. Manning
Witness: "blank"
Description: A certain tract or parcel of land containing fifty acres more or less known as part of the survey of the late Thomas Culpepperand Daniel Rudder being situated nar the head of Deep Creek and lying in the above mentioned county,

25. Court: trustee of Portsmouth Academy, 28 Jan 1825, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 60 Trustee Portsmouth Academy
1825. Passed January 28. "An act incorporating the trustees of Portsmouth Academy, in the County of Norfolk."
1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly, that Swepson Whitehead, Tapley Webb, Holt Wilson, Joseph Schoolfiedld, Beverly Bayton, Colonel John Hodges, John Dickson, William Wright, Mathew Manning, Richard Carney, and Robert A. Armistead of the County of Norfolk, be and they are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic, by the name and style of "The Trustees of Portsmouth Academy," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, may sue and be sued, and have a common seal, with power to purchase, receive, and hold, they and their successors forever, any lands, tenements, rents, goods, and chattels, of what kind soever, which may be purchased, or devised, or given to them for the use of said Academy.

26. Organizations: He was a trustee of Portsmouth Academy., 28 Jan 1825, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 61 1825. Passed january 28. "An act incorporating the trustees of Portsmouth Academy, in the County of Norfolk."
1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly, That Swepson Whitehead, Tapley Webb, Holt Wilson, Joseph Schoolfield, Beverly Bayton, Colonel John Hodges, John Dickson, William Wright, Mathew Manning, Richard Carney, and Robert A. Armistead of the County of Norfolk, be and they are hereby consitituted a body corporate and politic, by the name and style of "The Trustees of Portsmouth Academy," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, may sue and be sued, and have a common seal, with power to purchase, receive, and hold, they and their successors forever, any lands, tenements, rents, goods, and chattels, of what kind soever, shich may be urchased, or devised, or given to them for the use of said Academy.

27. Executor: of estate of Robert Manning, 29 Jun 1825, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 62 Matthew Manning and Judith his wife, exec of Rob't Manning, dec.

28. Meeting: meeting to oppose the election of Gen. Andrew Jackson for President, 21 Nov1827, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 63 Herald--21 November 1827
Norfolk County Meeting
At a numerous meeting of the citizens of Norfolk County, opposed to the election of Gen. Andrew Jackson to the Presidency of the United States, convened at the Court House in Portsmouth, on Monday the 19th of Nov. 1827, the meeting being called to order, the Rev. Jesse Nicholson, a soldier of the revolution, was appointed Chairman, and John A. Chandler, Secretary.
The Chairman explained briefly the objects of the Assembly, and Holt Wilson, Esq. offered for adoption the following resolutions:
Resolved, 1st: That we entirely concur in the preamble and resolutions adopted by our fellow citizens at a meeting held on the 3rd inst. at Hickory Ground, in this county, and that we will use all fair and honorable means to promote the object of the said meeting;
Resolved, 2dly: That the Delegates appointed at the meeting to represent this county in the proposed anti-Jackson Convention to be held in Richmond on the 2d Tuesday in January next, be, and are hereby appointed Delegates in behalf of this meeting to the said Convention:
Resolved, 3dly: That ____ be and they are hereby appointed Delegates on behalf of this meeting to unite with the Delegates appointed at Hickory Ground to represent this county in the anti-Jackson Convention to be held in Richmond on the 2d Tuesday in January next:
Resolved, 4thly: That the gentlemen hereafter named, be added to the Corresponding Committee, appointed at Hickory Ground, whose duty it shall be to act in conjunction with the said Committee in securing the object of the said meeting.
The resolutions having been read, Gen. Robert B. Taylor, addressed the meeting in an animated, impressive and convincing argument, in which he exhibited the anti-republican nature of the caucus nomination by the Legislature, and the necessity of counteracting it by a ticket formed by Delegates elected for that purpose by the people in their primary assemblies. He then took a view of the biography of General Jackson, and while he extended to him the full need of praise and honor, for his glorious defense of his country, he at the same time exposed in bold relief his disqualifications from high civil office, as exhibited by his acts in almost every public station he has filled.
After General Taylor had concluded, the resolutions were again read and adopted unanimously, and the following gentlemen appointed Delegates under the third resolution: Col. William Wright, Thomas Talbot, Esq., and William B. Manning, Esq., and the following gentlemen appointed a committee under the fourth resolution:
John Thompson, Holt Wilson, Tapley Webb, George M. Bain, George Webb, Thos. Edwards, David Reynolds, John Collins Sr., H. Pendleton, Wm. Benthall, Robert Peed, James Reed, Beverly Bayton, John Talbot, Jesse Newcomb, Abel Llewelleng, George Wilson, John Gay, James Carr, Matthew Manning, Sr., William White, David Ruth, John P. Leigh, Jesse Nicholson
Resolved, 5thly: That the proceedings of this meeting be signed by the Chairman and Secretary, and published in the newspapers of the Borough of Norfolk.
Jesse Nicholson, Chairman
John A. Chandler, Sec'y

29. Deed: deed of gift to son, William B. Manning containing 25 acres, 1 Jan 1835, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 64 Grantor: Matthew Manning Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Grantee: my son, William B. Manning Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Date of Deed: 1 Jan 1835 Date Recorded: 1 June 1835
Consideration: $1.00
Signature or Marks: M. Manning
Witness: blank
Description: One half of my tract of land at the head of Julian Creek and being that portion of said tract lying to the north and running down to the old and new road, containing twenty five acres (not including one acre for the grave yard to the same more or less)

30. Deed: indenture of trust held 140 acres til debt of $600 paid to Sarah Hodges, 1 Jun 1835, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 65 Grantor: David Routh of 1st part
Matthew Manning of 2nd part
Sarah Hodges of 3rd part
Date of Deed: 1 June 1835 Date Recorded: 1 June 1835
Consideration: $600.00
Signatures or Marks: David Routh & Sally Hodges
Witness: blank
Description: whereas the said Matthew Manning, on the first day of August 1821 in order to secure the payment of the sum of six hundred dollars to the said Sarah Hodges did by indenture of trust of that date convey to the said David Routh his heirs executors administrators or assigns the following property to wit: all that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Norfolk County and State of Virginia containing one hundred and forty acres more or less and bounded as follows viz: beginning at a gum on Thomas Pecires line, thence along said line, and the lines and lands of James Martin and John Cherry and thence along the public road and down the various meanderings of Mannings Creek to the place of beginning upton trust, for the uses and purposes in the said indenture mentioned, and whereas since the executing and delivering of the said deed of trust, the said Matthew Manning hath fully satisfied and paid to the said Sarah Hodges the sums of money thereby secured which the said Sarah Hodges doth hereby acknowledge. Now this indenture witnisseth that for the consideration aforesaid, as well as for the further consideration of one dollar in hand paid by the said Matthew Manning to the said David Routh at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he the said David Routh with the agent and apprebation of the said Sarah Hodges signified by his being party to these presents and the said Sally HOdges have granted bargained and sold remised released and sell remise release and confirm unto the said Matthew Manning all the estate right title interest claim and demand both at law and in equity which the said David Routh and Sarah Hodges have or hold in the tract of land above mentioned and described. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land to the said Matthew Manning his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever, to the only proper use and behoof of him the said Matthew Manning his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever. And the said David Routh and Sarah Hodges for themselves their heirs executors and administrators the above mentioned land, unto the said Matthew Manning his heirs executors administrators and assigns in as full & ample manner as the same was warranted by the said Matthew Manning, by the deed of trust above reciled, do warrant the same to the said Matthew Manning agt the claim or claims of them the said David Routh and Sarah Hodges and all persons claiming by or under them or either of them.

31. Deed: gives to son, Absalom J. Manning 25 acres, 21 Dec 1836, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 66 Grantor: Matthew Manning Residence:
Grantee: Absalom J. Manning Resideince:
Date of Deed: 21 December 1836 Deed Recorded: 30 December 1836
Consideration: for the natural affection I bear & $1.00
Signatures or Marks: M. Manning
Witnesses:
Description: A certain piece of land containing twenty five acres being the one half of the tract of fifty acres purchased by me of John Cherry decd. and to be so divided as to cut off the above mentioned twenty five acres on the south side of the aforesaid tract purchased by me of the said Jno. Cherry decd which will require a line to be run nearly a north & south direction as the parties on the adjacent lands may agree upon, the right whereof I hereby warrant and deferr unto the said Absalom J. Manning his heirs and assigns forever

32. Will: 5 Jan 1837, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 34 In the name of God, Amen, I, Matthew Manning of Norfolk County, being of sound mind and memory, thanks be to Almighty God, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say
First, I give unto my son Wm. B. Manning one feather bed to him and his heirs forever.
Secondly, I give unto my son Matthew H. Manning the one half of my manor Platation situate and bounded as follows:
Beginning at Wallaces Point, now called the farther landing and running up the creek & branch, which divides the same from the lands of Holt Wilson, to a marked gum tree, thence along said Wilsons line down to the Public Road, at the Willow Branch croping the road to a ditch which empties into said Branch, thence along said ditch across the field to the woods thence through the woods to Cherry's line, in a direction that will divide said Plantation into two equal number of acres, thence along Cherry's line, Martins line, and Tabbs & Brittinghams line to Wallaces Point the place of beginning to him and his heirs forever, by his paying to Wm. B. Manning one hundred dollars and unto Jno T. Manning three hundred dollars.
I also give unto my son Matthew H. Manning my silver watch.
Thirdly, I give unto my son Absalom J. Manning the other half of my plantation, lying on the south of the half just willed to my son Matthew H. Manning to him and his heirs forever, by his paying unto my grandson Wm. Matthew Outten one hundred dollars and unto my grand daughter Mary Hodges White one hundred dollars.
Fourthly, I give unto my son John T. Manning one cow and calf or the value thereof to him and his heirs forever, also my gun.
Fifthly, I give unto my grand-daughter Mary Hodges White one feather bed to her and her heirs forever.
Sixthly: I give unto my negro man Caleb his freedom and my negro woman Jenny her freedom at my death.
I leave my negro man Harrison to be hired out for the term of eight years and then I give him his freedom. I leave my negro boy Jim to be hired out for the term of thirteen years and then I give him his freedom.
I leave my negro boy Joe to be hired out for the term of thirteen years and then I give him his freedom.
I leave my negro girl Alsey to be hired out for the term of ten years and then I give her, her freedom & give her children their freedom if any.
Seventhy, all the rest of my property either in doors or out of door, consisting of either cash notes or accounts after all of my just debts are paid, and after my executors shall have paid the expenses of enclosing my family burying ground with a good brickwall, I leave to be equally divided together with the profits arising from the hires of my negroes amongst my children and grand children, as follows, namely, Wm. B. Manning, Matthew H. Manning, Absalom J. Manning, Wm. Matthew Outten, Mary Hodges White and Canning B. Manning this division is to be made by my executors without a sale--and the money or whatelse I've given to Canning B. Manning is to be laid out for him, by my executors in schooling him & otherwise promoting his education, or as my executors may think best for promoting his interest.
Lastly, I appoint my sons Matthew H. Manning and Abalom J. Manning, executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other or former wills or testaments by me heretofore made.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this the fifth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven.
Signed sealed published and declared, as and for the last will and testament of the above named Matthew Manning in presence of us
D. M. Veale
H. C. Deel
Thomas Culpeper
Reuben Culpeper
M. Manning
At a Court held for Norfolk County the 21st day of August 1837, This will and proved by the oaths of Henry C. Deel and Thomas Culpeper two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. Absalom J. Manning and Matthew H. Manning the executors therein named the first by his note in writing the other in open Court, refused to take upon themselves the burthen of the execution thereof, and it is ordered that William B. Manning sheriff of this county take unto his hands the estate of the said Matthew Manning dec'd and administer the same according to law.
Teste: Wm. H. Wilson,c.c

33. Obituary: Norfolk & Portsmouth Herald, 13 Jan 1837, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 33,67 At his residence in Norfolk County, on Monday the 9th inst. MATTHEW MANNING, Esq. in the 67 year of his age. In the death of Mr. Manning, our community has lost one of its most valuable members. In his intercourse with society he was honest and sincere; just and benevolent, and urbane and courteous, and in his family, he was kind and indulgent; rendering his presence desireable, and his company pleasant. In the year 1805, he embraced religion, and united himself with the Methodist Episcopal Church, in which he held the office of leader for many years, and of which he lived and died a worthy member, but he is gone to a more enduring inheritance, while his children are left to weep; yet they do not weep "without hope".

34. Land: Deed Book 62-289, 16 Sep 1837, Norfolk Co., Virginia. Absolum J. Manning sells to Matthew H. Manning land inherited from his father, the late Mathew Manning and adjoining lands given to Mathew H. Manning by father in same will.

35. Land: Deed Book 63-116, 8 May 1838, Norfolk Co., Virginia. Mathew H. Manning indentures 50 acres near Deep Creek adjoining Tabbs & Brittingham property, John Cherry property, James Martin property near Broad Marsh. [Shortly thereafter, land is owned by others. Did they get it in a foreclosure?]

36. Audit: 29 May 1842, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 68 James Murdaugh notes that estate of Matthew Manning was administered by Wm. B. Manning while he was sherriff of Norfolk County.

Matthew married Mary Hodges [41] 69,70 [MRIN: 26], daughter of Solomon Hodges [521] and Keziah [2294], on 29 Jan 1799 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.36 Mary was born in 1772 70 and died on 12 Feb 1820 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 69,71 at age 48. Another name for Mary was Polly Hodges.72

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 29 Jan 1799, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 73 Know all men by these presents, that we Matthew Manning and Nathaniel Dyes are held and firmly bound unto, James Wood Esquire, Governor or Chief Magistrate of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the just and full sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Governor, and his successors, for the use of the Commonwealth, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our and each of our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 29th day of January 1799.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be had and solemnized between the above bound, Matthew Manning and Mary Hodges. Now therefore, if there be no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage; then the above obligation to be void, or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed, sealed and acknowledged in presence of Wm. Wilson, Jr.
Matthew Manning
Nathaniel Dyes

2. Note: Relationship. Relationship Chart


Matthew Manning Jr. [40] is the 3rd Cousin 1 time removed of Mary Hodges [41]

Common Ancestor

* John Manning # 1 [3057]
(17 Dec 1615 - Between 1669 and 1672)
* Lydia Richardson [3058]
(1617 - 1700)
Married 1636 [1034]
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* John Manning # 2 [244] Captain Roger Hodges [1290]
(1650 - Between Jul 1715 and Jan 1716) (Abt 1635 - 1708)
Sarah Wattford [382] * Mary Manning [3059]
(1643 - After 1715) (1637 - After 1736)
Married 1664 [109] Married [473]
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* John Manning Jr. # 3 [209] * Richard Hodges [3113]
(1685 - Between Nov 1757 and Jan 1758) (Abt 1677 - Between Feb 1750 and Nov 1751)
Margaret Markham [3039] Elizabeth Burgess [3114]
(1685 - Bef 1757) ( - Bef 1750)
Married 1706 [108] Married [1056]
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* Matthew Manning Sr. [214] * Thomas Hodges [2572]
(1718 - Between Oct and Dec 1801) ( - Jan-Feb 1755)
Married [27] Married [233]
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* Matthew Manning Jr. [40] * Solomon Hodges [521]
(1770 - 9 Jan 1837) (Bef 1755 - Between 1794 and 1795)
Keziah [2294]
( - Between 6 Nov 1814 and 19 Dec 1814)
Married [210]
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* Mary Hodges [41]
(1772 - 12 Feb 1820)

Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Norfolk Herald, 18 Feb 1820, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 74 Departed this life, in the 48th year of her age, on Tuesday the 15th isst. Mrs. Mary Manning, consort of Matthew Manning, Esq. of the Southern Branch. The deceased has been for many years, a reputable member of a religious and family; and, from her patience in a very severe disease of 12 days duration, and her resignation in the hour of death, she evinced a test of her present faithfulness, and future heritage in bliss. She has left behind, to deplore her loss, an inconsolable husband, and seven children. Afflictions may damp the spirit of life, yet the prmise of immortality and glory portend an eternal destiny.

2. Bible: Her death was recorded, 12 Feb 1820, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 75 Died on the 12th day of February 1820 at 3 o'clock in the morning Mary wife of Matthew Manning and daughter of Solomon Hodges, Decd. in the 48th year of her age leaving an affectionate husband 5 sons and two daughters to mourn for her departure - She was a kind mother, good wife and the last surviving member of her father's family - All that knew her loved her for her moral and Christian worth - Peace to her memory - May her children and friends meet her in heaven.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 6 M    i. William B. Manning [211] 76 was born in 1799 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 77 and died on 4 Feb 1839 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 78 at age 40.

+ 7 M    ii. Matthew Hodges Manning [237] 80,81 was born on 26 Sep 1801 in Virginia 75,82 and died on 26 Sep 1850 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 75,83 at age 49.

+ 8 F    iii. Margaret Wright Manning [96] 85,86,87 was born in 1803,75,86 died in 1866 75,86,88 at age 63, and was buried in 1866 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.86,88

   9 M    iv. Kedar D. Manning [680] 75 was born in 1805 75 and died on 15 Sep 1822 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 75 at age 17.

+ 10 M    v. Absalom Judge Manning [210] 91,92,93 was born on 16 Mar 1807 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 75,91,94,95,96 and died on 16 Apr 1871 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 97,98 at age 64.

+ 11 M    vi. John Thomas Manning [476] 102,103 was born in 1811 104 and died on 30 Aug 1850 at age 39.

+ 12 F    vii. Mary Ann Amelia Manning [133] 107,108,109,110,111 was born on 31 Jul 1813 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 110,112,113 and died on 4 Apr 1886 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 75,110,114 at age 72.

Matthew next married Judith Cherry [2508] 75,117,118,119 [MRIN: 25], daughter of Bryan Cherry [2503] and Mary Wilkins [2519], on 6 Aug 1823 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.37 Judith was born in 1785 117,120 and died on 13 Mar 1829 75,118,120 at age 44. Another name for Judith was Julia.119

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Bond: 6 Aug 1823, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 121 Know all men by these presents, that we Matthew Manning & William B. Manning are held and firmly bound unto James Pleasants Jr., Esquire, Governor of this Commonwealth, in the just and full sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to the payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Governor, and his Successors in Office, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators firmly by these presents.---Sealed with our seals, and dated this 6th day of August 1823.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas a marriage is shortly intended to be had and solemnized between the above bound Matthew Manning and Mrs. Judith Manning now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed and sealed in the presence of W. Langhorne, D.C.
M. Manning
W. B. Manning

Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: 20 Mar 1829, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 122 Died---in her 45th year on March 13, 1829, Mrs. Judith Manning, consort of Matthew Manning, of the Southern Branch.
**(could this be second wife of Matthew Manning Jr.? His wife Mary Hodges died nine years earlier)

4. Elizabeth Manning [3024] 7,38 died after 1801.7

Noted events in her life were:

1. Inherits: from father, Matthew Manning, 1801, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 7 47 acres on the south side of Deep Creek purchased of Randolph Hodges
2 feather beds & furniture, 1 large pewter dish, 1-12 gallon pott, 1 smalldo, 1 suping table, 1 tea table, 1 side saddle, 1 cow & calf, 6 high flag bottom chairs
Good, chattels, household, kitchen & other furniture not willed away to be equally divided between daughter, Elizabeth Cherry & son, Matthew Manning

Elizabeth married Groves [3025] 7 [MRIN: 1021].

Children from this marriage were:

   13 F    i. Mary Groves [3026] 7,123 died after 1811.123

Noted events in her life were:

1. Inherits: from grandfather, Matthew Manning, 1801, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 7 1 feather bed & furniture, 1 negro girl named Kate & her increase, 1 linen wheel, 10 pounds case at their marriage or full age

Mary married Richard Valentine [3031] 123 [MRIN: 1025] on 12 Jan 1811 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.124

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: Richard Valentine to Mary Groves, 12 Jan 1811, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 123 Richard Valentine to Mary Groves: 12 Jan 1811
Thomas Read, surety, makes oath Mary is of lawful age

2. Marriage Bond: Richard Valentine to Miss Mary Groves, 12 Jan 1811, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 125 Know all men by these presents, that we Richard Valentine and Thomas Read are held and firmly bound unto his excellency John Tyler, Esq; Governor or Chief Magistrate of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in just and full sum of one hundred & fifty dollars, to which payment well and truly to be made to our said Governor, or his successor, for the use of the said Commonwealth, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and feveretty firmly by these presents--sealed with our seals, and dated this 12th day of Jany. one thousand eight hundred and 11.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be had and solemnized between the above bound Richard Valentine and Miss Mary Groves.
Now, if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then the above obligation to be void, or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Rich'd (x his mark) Valentine
Tho. (x his mark) Read
Executed in the presence of
Tho. Godman

   14 F    ii. Margaret Groves [3027] 7,126 died after 1806.126

Noted events in her life were:

1. Inherit: from grandfather, Matthew Manning, 1801, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 7 1 feather bed & furniture, the bed that I lye on, 1 negro girl named Rachel, 10 pounds cash at their marriage or full age

Margaret married Thomas Red [3030] 126 [MRIN: 1024] on 30 Jan 1806 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.127

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: Thomas Red to Margaret Groves, 30 Jan 1806, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 126,128 Thomas Red m. Margaret Groves: 30 Jan 1806
Married to Rev. Robert Cox, minister's return

Elizabeth next married James Cherry [3028] 7,38 [MRIN: 1022] on 24 Dec 1793 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.39

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: James Cherry to Mrs. Elizabeth Groves, 24 Dec 1793, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 38 James Cherry m. Mrs. Elizabeth Groves, 24 Dec 1793
Sur. Matthew Manning

2. Marriage Bond: James Cherry to Mrs. Elizabeth Groves, widow, 24 Dec 1793, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 129
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6. William B. Manning [211] 76 was born in 1799 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 77 and died on 4 Feb 1839 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 78 at age 40. The cause of his death was Pulmonary consumption.78

General Notes: Check out Title Manning, Wm. B. Publication [1875]. Gen. note Date of death: September 9, 1875. Portsmouth deaths.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: member of the Virginia legislature. 75

2. Meeting: meeting to oppose the election of Gen. Andrew Jackson for President, 21 Nov1827, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 63 Herald--21 November 1827
Norfolk County Meeting
At a numerous meeting of the citizens of Norfolk County, opposed to the election of Gen. Andrew Jackson to the Presidency of the United States, convened at the Court House in Portsmouth, on Monday the 19th of Nov. 1827, the meeting being called to order, the Rev. Jesse Nicholson, a soldier of the revolution, was appointed Chairman, and John A. Chandler, Secretary.
The Chairman explained briefly the objects of the Assembly, and Holt Wilson, Esq. offered for adoption the following resolutions:
Resolved, 1st: That we entirely concur in the preamble and resolutions adopted by our fellow citizens at a meeting held on the 3rd inst. at Hickory Ground, in this county, and that we will use all fair and honorable means to promote the object of the said meeting;
Resolved, 2dly: That the Delegates appointed at the meeting to represent this county in the proposed anti-Jackson Convention to be held in Richmond on the 2d Tuesday in January next, be, and are hereby appointed Delegates in behalf of this meeting to the said Convention:
Resolved, 3dly: That ____ be and they are hereby appointed Delegates on behalf of this meeting to unite with the Delegates appointed at Hickory Ground to represent this county in the anti-Jackson Convention to be held in Richmond on the 2d Tuesday in January next:
Resolved, 4thly: That the gentlemen hereafter named, be added to the Corresponding Committee, appointed at Hickory Ground, whose duty it shall be to act in conjunction with the said Committee in securing the object of the said meeting.
The resolutions having been read, Gen. Robert B. Taylor, addressed the meeting in an animated, impressive and convincing argument, in which he exhibited the anti-republican nature of the caucus nomination by the Legislature, and the necessity of counteracting it by a ticket formed by Delegates elected for that purpose by the people in their primary assemblies. He then took a view of the biography of General Jackson, and while he extended to him the full need of praise and honor, for his glorious defense of his country, he at the same time exposed in bold relief his disqualifications from high civil office, as exhibited by his acts in almost every public station he has filled.
After General Taylor had concluded, the resolutions were again read and adopted unanimously, and the following gentlemen appointed Delegates under the third resolution: Col. William Wright, Thomas Talbot, Esq., and William B. Manning, Esq., and the following gentlemen appointed a committee under the fourth resolution:
John Thompson, Holt Wilson, Tapley Webb, George M. Bain, George Webb, Thos. Edwards, David Reynolds, John Collins Sr., H. Pendleton, Wm. Benthall, Robert Peed, James Reed, Beverly Bayton, John Talbot, Jesse Newcomb, Abel Llewelleng, George Wilson, John Gay, James Carr, Matthew Manning, Sr., William White, David Ruth, John P. Leigh, Jesse Nicholson
Resolved, 5thly: That the proceedings of this meeting be signed by the Chairman and Secretary, and published in the newspapers of the Borough of Norfolk.
Jesse Nicholson, Chairman
John A. Chandler, Sec'y

3. Occupation: appointed school commisioner for Norfolk County schools, 1834, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 130

4. Deed: deed of gift from father, Matthew Manning containing 25 acres, 1 Jan 1835, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 131 Grantor: Matthew Manning Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Grantee: my son, William B. Manning Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Date of Deed: 1 Jan 1835 Date Recorded: 1 June 1835
Consideration: $1.00
Signature or Marks: M. Manning
Witness: blank
Description: One half of my tract of land at the head of Julian Creek and being that portion of said tract lying to the north and running down to the old and new road, containing twenty five acres (not including one acre for the grave yard to the same more or less)

5. Summons: Wm. B. Manning required to issue summons against William Richardson, 5 Aug 1835, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 132 Butt vs S. Caps
Richardson
To Sept Rules 1835
Action of debt to record money due by single specialty--bail reg'd
Mind enough pay
Executed on the Deft 15th Augt 1835 who confessed a jail in the office
Wm. B. Manning, sheff
The Commonwealth of Virginia,
To the sheriff of Norfolk County, Greeting: We command you, that you take William Richardson if he be found within your Bailiwick, and him safely keep, so that you have his body at the Clerk's Office of our Circuit Superior Court of Law & Chancery for Norfolk County, on the first Monday in September next, to answer Robert B. Butts of a plea of debt for one hundred and forty six dollars and twelve and a half cents. damage fifty dollars
And have then there this write--Witness William H. Wilson, Clerk of our said Court, at his Office, this 5 day of Augt 1835, and in the 60 year of the Commonwealth.
Wm. H. Wilson

6. Occupation: appointed sheriff , 24 Mar 1836, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 133 Know all men by these presents that we Wm. B. Manning, J. W. Murdaugh, M. Manning, Kenny Spratt, Edwin White, John Williamson, Willis Hall, Wm. Barnard, C. Miller, Jno Harper, M. H. Manning, Andre Bartee, and John Q. Richardson are held & firmly bound unto his Excellency Littleton Waller Tazewell, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia for the time and his successors in office for the use of the Commonwealth in the sum of thirty thousand dollars for the payment of which we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors & administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this 24th March 1836.
The condition of the above obligation is such that, whereas the above bound William B. Manning is constituted & appointed sheriff of the County of Norfolk by a commission from the Governor under the seal of the Commonwealth dated the 4th day of December last part, if therefore the said William B. Manning shall truly and faithfully collect account for and pay the taxes imposed by law and a neay of tanes due in the said County of Norfolk and shall trully and faithfully collect, account for and pay this militia fines imposed by law and anews of militia fines due in his said County of Norfolk, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed sealed & delivered in open court
Wm. B. Manning, J. W. Murdaugh, M. Manning, Henry Spratt, Edwin White, John Williamson, Willis Hall, Wm. Barnard, C. Miller, M. H. Manning, Hohn Harper, Andre Bartee, John Q. Richardson
At a Court held for Norfolk County on the 24th March 1836
This Bond was acknowledged by all the assigns thereto & ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Wm. K. Wilson, c.c.

Know all men by these presents that we Wm. B. Manning, J. W. Murdaught, M. Manning, Kenny Spratt, Edwin White, Jno. Williamson, Willis Hall, Wm. Barnard, C. Miller, Jno. Harper, M. H. Manning, Andre Bartee, and Jno. Q. Richardson are held and firmly bound unto his execellency Littleton W. Tazewell Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia for the terms being and his successors in office for the use of the said Commonwealth in the sum of thrity thousand dollars for the true payment of which we bind ourselves our heirs executors & administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents.
Sealed with our seals and dated this 21 March 1836.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above said William B. Manning is constituted and appointed Sheriff of the said County of Norfolk by Commission from the Governor under the seal of the Commonwealth dated the 4th day of December 1835 last part of therefore the said William B. Manning shall well and truly collect and receive all officers fees and dues put into his hands to collect & duly account for and pay the sum to the officers to which such fees are due respectively at such times as are prescribed and limited by law and shall will and truly execute and due return make of all process and processes when directed and pay and satisfy all ? of money and tabacco by him received by virtue of any such process to his person or persons to whom the same are due his or their executors or administrators or assigns and in all other things shall truly and faithfullyexecute and perform the said office of sheriff during the terms of his continuance thereon, then the above obligationbe void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Wm. B. Manning, J. W. Murdaugh, M. Manning, Kenny Spratt, Edwin White, John Williamson, Willis Hall, W. Barnard, C. Miller, John Harper, M. H. Manning, Andre Bartee, John Q. Richardson
At a Court held for Norfolk County on the 24th March 1836. This bond was acknowledged by all the obligns thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Wm. H. Wilson, c.c.

Know all men by these presents that we Wm. B. Manning, J. W. Murdaugh, M. Manning, Henry Spratt, Edwin White, Jno. Williamson, Willis Hall, Wm. Barnard, C. Miller, Jno. Harper, M. H. Manning, Andre Bartee, Jno. Q. Richardson are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency Littleton W. Tazewell Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia for the time being and his successors in office for the use of the said Commonwealth in the sum of thirty thousand dollars, for the true payment of which we bind ourselves and being executors & administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents:
Sealed with our seals and dated this 24th March 1836.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound William B. Manning is constitued & appointed sheriff of the County of Norfolk by a commission from the Governor under the seal of the Commonwealth dated the 4th day of December last part, if therefor the said William B. Manning shall well and truly collect all levies and poor rates and account for and pay the same in such manner as is by law directed and also all fines, forfeitures & ? accurring or becoming due to the Commonwealth in the said County and shall truly account for and pay the same to the Treasurer of the Commonwealth for the (section unreadable) Commonwealth in like manner as is or shall be directed ?? taxes and shall in all other things truly and faithfully execute the said office of sheriff during his continuance therein then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force & virtue.
Wm. B. Manning, J. W. Murdaugh, M. Manning, Henry Spratt, Edwin White, John Williamson, Willis Hall, Wm. Barnard, C. Miller, John Harper, M. H. Manning, Andre Bartee, John Q. Richardson
At a Court held for Norfolk County 24 day of March 1836. This bond was acknowledged by all the obligns thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Wm. H. Wilson, c.c.

7. Alt. Death: 29 Jan 1839. 69,75 Departed his life in Gosport on the 29th day of January 1839, Wm. B. Manning Esq. in the 40th year of his age. (Contradicts newspaper report.)

8. Obituary: 4 Feb 1839, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 134 Died--in Portsmouth, William B. Manning, in his 38th year, leaving wife and children

9. Obituary: 4 Feb 1839, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 134,135 Died In Portsmouth, of pulmonary consumption , Wm. B. Manning, Esq''r, in the 38th year of his age. In all the relations of life his character was truly exemplary--as a husband he was devoted and affectionate--as a father kind and indulgent, and as a citizen honest and upright. Having practised through life the golden and scriptural precept--" Do unto others as you would they should do unto you."

10. Census: U.S., 1840, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 1 male between 20-29.

11. Occupation: sherrif of Norfolk County, 29 May 1844, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 75,136,137 James Murdaugh notes that estate of Mathew Manning was administered by Wm. B. Manning while he was sheriff of Norfolk Co.

**note: this must be a different Wm. B. Manning, as this one died in 1839.--check!

William married Sophronia Sarah Wood Palmer [212] 92,93,98,138,139,140 [MRIN: 111], daughter of Captain Job Palmer [322] and Margaret Cummings [323], on 23 Apr 1832 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.79 Sophronia was born in 1817 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 139,140 and died on 13 Jun 1873 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 141 at age 56. The cause of her death was jaundice.142

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage/children: 143 Sophronia Sarah Wood Palmer, my mother, married A. Judge Manning of Norfolk County, State of Virginia, settled in Portsmouth, left four children: Job Palmer, Sophronia Palmer, Fannie Annie and Matthew William Manning, children of her second husband, A. Judge Manning; and Margaret Palmer and Mary Hodges Manning children of William B. Manning, her first husband. My mother married two brothers. (A scrapbook page detailing many members of Palmer family and relations)

2. Marriage Bond: 23 Apr 1832, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 144 Know all men by these presents, that we William B. Manning and Matt. H. Manning are held and firmly bound unto Jno Floyd Esquire, Governor of this Commonwealth, in the just and full sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to the payment whereof, well and truly to be made to the said Governor, and his successors in office, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 23rd day of April 1832.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas a marriage is shortly intended to be hand and solemnized between the above bound William B. Manning and Miss Sophronia S. W. Palmer.
Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and virtur.
Signed and sealed in presence of
Wm. H. Wilson
Wm. B. Manning
M. H. Manning
This is to permit the Clerk of Norfolk County Court to issue a license to Mr. Wm. B. Manning to marry my daughter Sophronia S. W. Palmer to whom I am now legally qualified guardian.
Given under my hand and seal the 23rd day of April 1832
Teste
John Williamson
M. H. Manning
Margaret Williamson
23rd April 1832 proved in oath by M. H. Manning a witness above
Wm. H. Wilson, c.c.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: 1850 U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 139

2. Residence: Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 139

3. Census: 1860 U.S., Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

4. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

5. Census: 31 Aug 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 145 Sophronia S. W. , age 55, female, white, keeping house, born in Va.

6. Obituary: 21 Jun 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 146 June 21, 1873--Mrs. Sophronia S. W. Manning, widow of the late Judge Manning, Washington & Clifford

7. Oath of Administration: 9 Aug 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 147 Saturday, August 9th 1873
Present--The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
Administration on the estate of Mrs. Sophronia S. W. Manning, deceased, is granted to James D. Brady, who made oath and together with George W. Fauth, his surety (who justified an oath as to his sufficiency) entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of one thousand dollars with conditions according to law, which bond orderd to be recorded.

8. Appraisers: 9 Aug 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 148 Saturday, August 9th 1873
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
It is ordered that Charles M. Clark, Wm. H. Wilder, Wm. N. Eaton, S. B. Kenney and C. S. Sturtevant or any three of them, being first duly sworn, appraise in current funds the present estate of mrs. Sophronia S. W. Manning, deceased and make report.

9. Inventory & Appraisement: 14 Aug 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 149 An Inventory and Appraisement of the Personal Estate of Sophronia S. W. Manning deceased
City of Portsmouth
Aug. 14, 1873
We the undersigned, Wm. A. Eaton, S. B. Kenney and Chas. H. Sturtevant who were appointed by the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the day, A.D. 1873 to appraise the personal estate of S. S. W. Manning, deceased being first duly sworn, have appraised such Personal Estate as was produced to us, as follows:
Inventory of Articles
Basement
2 Tables $3.00 Stove $5. Safe $2. Chest .50 10.50
Stand .50 4 chairs 2.00 2.50
Sitting Room
Sideboard $3. Chair $1. Table $3. Stand $3. 10.00
Middle Hall
Table $3. 2 Chairs $1. Hall Lamp $2. 6.00
Parlor
Table $5. Sofa $6. Music stand $1. 12.00
5 Chairs $5. Carpet $10. Mirror $1.50 16.50
Entry or Upper Hall
Wardrobe $6.50 Trunk .50 Table .75 7.75
Back Chamber
Bedstead $4. Bedstead $1.50 Bureau $2. 7.50
Washstand .75 Clock $1.25 2.00
Total value carried forward 74.75
Amount of value brought forward 74.75
Front Chamber
Bedstead $7.50 Bureau $2.50 Washstand .50 10.50
Table $1 Feather Beds $40. Mattrasses $5.00 46.00
4 Pillows $10 2 Bolsters & Bed Covering $15. 25.00
8 Curtains $5. Carpet $5. Rug $2.50 12.50
$168.75
Wm. N. Easton
S. B. Kenney
Chas. N. Sturtevant
City of Portsmouth, to wit:
I, James D. Brady admin of the estate of Mrs. S. S. W. Manning deceased do certified that the foregoing inventory of the personal estate of Mrs. S. S. W. Manning, deceased embraces all the personal estate of said Mrs. S. S. W. Manning, deceased, which has come to my possession or knowledge, or which is under my management or subject to my authority, in my fiduciary character.
Jas. D. Brady
Admin
City of Portsmouth, to wit:
This 14th day of August 1873, personally appeared before me G. F. Edwards, a Commissioner in and for the City aforesaid Wm. N. Eaton, S. B. Kenney, Chas. H. Sturtevant who severally made oath that they and each of them, to the best of their ability, whould appraise such of the Personal Estate of S. S. W. Manning, deceased, as may be produced to them; and a true inventory of the same, and the value thereof, make and return according to law.
Given under my hand the day and year first above written.
G. F. Edwards, Comm'r
City of Portsmouth, to wit:
I, G. F. Edwards the Commissioner of Accounts of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, do certify that the foregoing Inventory and Appraisement of the Personal Estate of S. S. W. Manning, deceased, as may be produced to them; and a true inventory of the same, and the value thereof, make and return according to law.
Given under my hand the day and year first above written.
G. F. Edwards, Comm'r
City of Portsmouth, to wit:
I, G. F. Edwards the Commissioner of Accounts of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, do certify that the foregoing Inventory and Appraisement of the Personal Estate of S. S. W. Manning, deceased has been inspected by me and found to be in proper form, and I do on this 14th day of August 1873 approve the same.
G. F. Edwards
Commissioner of Accounts, Court of Hustings for the
City of Portsmouth
In the Clerks Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth August 14th 1873. The foregoing Inventory and Appraisement of the Personal Estate of Sophronia S. W. Manning dec'd returned & filed in the said Clerks Office this day by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of Accounts is admitted to record.
Teste: Jas. D. Brady, c.c.

Children from this marriage were:

   15 F    i. Margaret Palmer Manning [512] 139,150,151,152 was born in 1833 in Norfolk Co., Virginia,139,150 died on 26 Aug 1855 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 150,151 at age 22, and was buried in Aug 1855 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.151 The cause of her death was Yellow fever.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Parent: Daugther of William B. Manning, 25 Aug 1855.

2. Census: 1850 U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 139

3. Residence: Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 139

4. Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery, 26 Aug 1855, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 153 Record of Graves Oak Grove Cemetery
Lot # 535 East of Avenue C betw. 11th & 12th St.
Job P. Manning, owner

Margaret Palmer Manning Aug. 26, 1855

Record of Graves East Oak Grove Cemetery
Lot No. 535 East Half of Walk 11-North
Avenue A East--Walk 11
Margaret Palmer Manning, owner

Margaret Palmer Manning Died Aug. 26, 1855
Aged 22 years

*above info was taken from 2 different pages from Vol III of the Oak Grove Cemetery book

5. Death notice: Richmond Daily Dispatch, 21 Sep 1855. 154 According to the Richmond Daily Dispatch of 21 September 1855:
Progress of the Fever. The Petersburg Intelligencer has two letters dated from Norfolk 18th one of which announces the fever on the decrease, and the other states that a number of new cases have occurred. The following, which we find in the Baltimore American, is a list of deaths embracing the names of 322 of the white adultes known to have died of yellow fever in Portsmouth since its appearance in that town. The total mortality is known to have certainly reached 678, and the number is probably larger--The number of white children and colored persons who have died is not given: Deaths amoung white adults:.....Miss Margaret Manning

+ 16 F    ii. Mary Hodges Manning [230] 139,140,155 was born in 1836 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 139,140,156 and died about 1879 156,157 about age 43.

   17 F    iii. Williamina Manning [531] 159 was born about 1838 and died in 1839 160 about age 1. (Twin)

   18 F    iv. Sophronia Manning [532] was born about 1838 and died in 1838.161 (Twin)

7. Matthew Hodges Manning [237] 80,81 was born on 26 Sep 1801 in Virginia 75,82 and died on 26 Sep 1850 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 75,83 at age 49.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: appointed sheriff, 18 Sep 1826, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 162 Know all men by these presents that we M. H. Manning and William B. Manning, are firmly bound unto his Excellancy John Tyler Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the just and full sum of one thousand dollars, current money of Virginia, to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Governor, or his succesors in office, we bind ourselves and each of us our and each of our heirs, executors and administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 18th day of September 1826.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the said M. H. Manning is by the court appointed Commissioner of the Revenue of Portsmouth and Elizabeth River Parishes in the County of Norfolk for the year 1827, & therefore the said M. H. Manning do and shall faithfully and impartially execute the said office of Commissioner of the Revenue as aforesaid according to law, then the above obligation to be void, or also to remain in full force and virture.
Signed, sealed and acknowledged in presence of
M. H. Manning
Wm. B. Manning
At a Court held for Norfolk County September 18th 1826. This Bond was acknowledged by M. H. Manning & Wm. B. Manning and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Wm. Wilson, c.c.

2. Deed: brought 50 acres from Willam B. Manning, situate at Cook's Mill, Deep Creek, 10 Oct 1827, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 163 Grantor: Wm. B. Manning Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Grantee: Matthew H. Manning Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Date of Deed: 10 Oct 1827 Date Recorded: 17 Dec 1827
Consideration: $200.00
Signatures or marks: Wm. B. Manning
Witnesses: "blank:"
Description: a certain piece of land situate and lying near Cook's Mill at the head of Deep Creek containing fifty acres and being part of that undivided tract owned by the heirs of Culpepper and others to have and to hold the said piece of land

3. Occupation: appointed Commissioner of the Revenue, 17 Nov 1828, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 164 Know all men by these presents that we M. H. Manning and Wm. B. Manning are held and firmly bound unto Wm. B. Giles Governor of Chief Magistrate of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the just and full sum of one thousand dollars, to be paid to the said Governor and his succesors for the use of the Commonwealth; for the payment whereof will and truly to be made, we bind ourselves and each of us our and each of our heirs executors and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this 17th day Nov. 1828.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the Court of Norfolk County have appointed the above bound M. H. Manning Commissioner of the Revenue for the Parishes of Portsmouth and Elizabeth River in the said County for the term of one year, now if the said M. H. Manning shall faithfully perform the duties of the said office during the said term, then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
M. H. Manning
Wm. B. Manning
At a Court held for Norfolk County 17th November 1828
This Bond of Commissioner of Revenue was acknowledged & ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Wm. Wilson,c.c.

4. Occupation: named as a school teacher in a treasury report, 1834, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 165

5. Occupation: appointed Commissioner of Revenue, 21 Nov 1836, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 166 Know all nem by these presents that we Matthew H. Manning and William B. Manning are held and firmly bound unto Wymdham Robertson, Lieut. Governor acting as Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the just and full sum of one thousand dollars to be paid to the said Lieutenant Governor acting as Governor aforesaid & his successors in office for the use of the Commonwealth for which payment we bind ourselves and each of us in and each of our heirs executors & administrators jointly and severally firmly by thess presents.
Sealed with our seals and dated this 21 day of November 1836.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Matthew H. Manning hath been appointed by the Court of Norfolk County Commissioner of the Revenue for the Parishes of Portsmouth in the said County of Norfolk for the term of one year. Now if the said Matthew H. Manning shall faithfully perform the duties of said office during the term aforesaid, then the above obligation to be void or elso to remain in full force & virtue.
Signed and sealed & acknowledged in presence of A. Emmerson Jr.
M. H. Manning
Wm. B. Manning
At a Court held for Norfolk Count on the 21 st November 1836. This bond was acknowledged by M. H. Manning & Wm. B. Manning the obligors thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Wm. H. Wilson, c.c.

6. Occupation: 18 Jan 1838. 167,168 Appointed Commissioner of Revenue for Parish of Portsmouth and Elizabeth River. Also 1836.

7. Deed: between Matthew H. Manning to Absalom J. Manning, 13 Aug 1838, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 169 Grantor: Matthew H. Manning
Grantee: Absalom J. Manning
Date of Deed: 13 August 1838 Date Recorded: 16 August 1838
Consideration: $300.00
Signatures or marks: Matthew H. Manning
Witnesses: "blank"
Description: a certain piece of land containing thirty acres more or less situate and lying in the Parish of Portsmouth being a part of a tract lately purchased by the said Matthew H. Manning of the said Absalom J. Manning and bounded as follows viz: Beginning at a mulberry tree standing on the side of the public road thence running across an old field and parrallel to said M. H. Manning field to the woods then through the woods in the same direction to the lands John Cherry thence turning to the right and running down Cherry's line to public road thence along said road to the place of beginning.

8. Census: 1840, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 170 Recorded in 1840 Census as M. H. Manning, household has only two males, one between 20 and 30 and one between 30 and 40. No women. 8 slaves, 1 m. under 10, 3 m btween 10-24; 2 m between 24-35; 1 m between 36 and 55; 1 female betwen 55 and 100. 3 employed in agriculture.

9. Poem: Verse to daughters, 29 May 1847, Gosport, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 171 To my Four Little Daughters

My four little daughters, so dear,
Thy names, in this album, I'll write,
My four little daughters so fair,
Instruction for thee I'll indite.

Missouri, mine eldest, give heed,
Unto the advice, Mynow give,
I'll sow in thine heart the best seed
Which, if ye'll but culture, will live

Mary Elizabeth, but thou art no more,
For thy maker hath call'd thee above,
Though it pained me, and made my heart sore,
Thou may act an angel of love.

Indiana, my third infant born,
Remember thy parents advice
Gather roses, but touch not the thorns,
Nor let sinners, to sin, thee entice.

Matthew Ann, my fourth daughter and last,
Take heed to they ways, in thy youth,
Shun wit, as thou wouldst the foul blast,
Love, virtue, religion and truth.

My lovely, sweet daughters, so dear,
They names written here, when you see,
Resolve of all sin to beware,
Remember the instructions from me.

Gosport, 29 May 1847 Matthew Hodges Manning

10. Occupation: clerk, 1850, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 172

11. Residence: Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 172

12. Census: US, 17 Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 173 M. H. Manning, age 48, male, clerk, born in Va.
Ann G. Manning, age 35, female, born in Va.
Missouri A. Manning, age 8, female, born in Va.
Indiana Manning, age 5, female, born in Va.

13. Obituary: Manning Family Bible, 26 Sep 1850, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 104 Died on the 26th day of September 1850 at daylight in morning after a long and lingering illness of many years of the Consumption Mr. Matthew H. Manning aged 49 years precisely leaving a wife, two daughters, an only brother and two sisters to mourn his departure. He was the 2nd son of Matthew Manning, Dec'd and one of the best men That ever did live for he was mild meek and modest and was never heard to complain in affliction or trouble sorrow or death and died a Christian and a true believer in the goodness of Jesus his God and Savior.

14. Audit: 26 May 1855, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 174 Notes that estate of Matthew H. Manning is $365.19 in deficit.

15. Real Estate Ad: Manington, 8 Oct 1867, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 41 Real Estate
For Rent--I wish to rent out on shares the coming year, to some one well acquainted with the business of Trucking, the Farm called "Manington",
Situated about five miles from Portsmouth, on the road between that place and the village of Deep Creek---This Farm is in very good order, well fenced and well drained. Every acre in cultivation will be manured this year, which will enhance its value the coming season.--The soil is well adapted to the purposes of trucking. I think as a market farm it is equal to any in the surrounding country.
Julian's Creek is about a quarter of a mile from the Farm, on which there are several labelings at distance of not more than a half mile, where boats can take off marketing for shipment.
The short distance to Portsmouth, and goodness of the road, render it very convenient for daily market.
There is also attached to the Farm a very fine Orchard of Peaches and one of Apples.
The Mansion House will be reserved, but there is a very comfortable dwelling in the yard, which can be occupied by the farmer.
Virginia F. Hughlett

Matthew married Ann Goodson Singleton [188] 175,176,177,178,179 [MRIN: 38] on 28 Jan 1841 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.84 Ann was born on 2 Feb 1811 in Gloucester Co., Virginia 75,175,176,180 and died on 24 Nov 1882 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 75,181 at age 71. The cause of her death was malarial fever.176

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Bond: 28 Jan 1841, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 182 Know all men by these presents that we Matthew H. Manning and William Outten are held and firmly bound unto Thomas W. Gilmer Esquire, Governor of this Commonwealth, in the just and full sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to the payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Governor, and his successors in office, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 28 day of January 1841.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas a marriage is shortly intended to be had and solemninzed between the above bound Matthew H. Manning and Miss Ann G. Singleton.
Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said Marriage, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed and sealed in presence of
Arthur Emmerson
M. H. Manning
William Outten
The above bound Wm. OUtten made oath before me that the above named Ann G. Singleton is above the age of twenty one years.
Arthur Emmerson,d.c.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt. Birth: 35 in 1850 and 39 in 1860 censuses.

2. Census: 1850 U.S. , Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 172

3. Residence: Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 175

4. Census: 1860 U.S., Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 183 Ann G. Manning, age 39, female, seamtress, value of personal property: 40, born in Va.
Gura A. Manning, age 17, female, born in Va., attended school within year
Indiana A. Manning, age 14, female, born in Va., attended school within year

5. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 180

6. Occupation: seamtress, Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 82

7. Census: U.S., 1870, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 184 Ann G. Manning, age 56, female, white, occupation: keeping house, born in Va.
Missouri A. Manning, age 23, female, white, at home, born in Va.
Indiana A. Manning, age 22, female, white, at home, born in Va.

8. Census: U.S., 1 Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 185 Ann G. Manning, white, female, age 70, mother, widowed, occupation: keeping house, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Missouri Manning, white, female, age 34, daughter, single, occupation: sewing, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Alice Manning, white, female, age 28, daughter, single, occupation: seamtress, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.

9. Residence: Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 179

10. Occupation: keeping house, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 179

11. Residence: Crawford near Henry, 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 186 Ann Manning, wid Mathew h Crawford nr Henry

12. Alt. Death: 24 Nov 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. . Source of Information: Portsmouth Deaths, 1882, page 4, line 12. RECHECK. From Lib. of Va. online database of statewide marriage records.

Children from this marriage were:

   19 F    i. Missouri Ann Rebecca Manning [548] 175,177,179 was born on 18 Nov 1841 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 75,80,175,179 and died on 17 Nov 1888 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 75,80 at age 46. The cause of her death was unknown.177 Another name for Missouri was Gura Or Gina.180

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 175

2. Census: 1850 U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 175

3. Census: U. S., 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 180 Age given as 17.

4. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 180

5. Census: U. S., 1870, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 187 *living with mother, Ann G. Manning & sister, Indiana A.

6. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 179 *living with mother--see Ann G. Singleton Manning for complete census record

7. Occupation: sewing, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 179

8. Residence: Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 179

   20 F    ii. Mary Elizabeth Manning [646] 75,81 was born in 1843 and died in Oct 1843.

+ 21 F    iii. Indiana Alice Manning [517] 188,189 was born about Oct 1845 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,188,189 died on 2 May 1898 in Scottsville, Fluvanna Co., Virginia 188 about age 52, and was buried on 3 May 1898 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.188

   22 F    iv. Matthew Ann Manning [645] 81 was born before 29 May 1847 81 and died in 1848.75 Another name for Matthew was Matty Ann Manning.75

8. Margaret Wright Manning [96] 85,86,87 was born in 1803,75,86 died in 1866 75,86,88 at age 63, and was buried in 1866 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.86,88

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Wm. H. Outten
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Birth: 03 FEB 1877 Portsmouth, , , Virginia
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Father: Wm. H. Outten Family
Mother: Eliza Jane Outten

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Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: U. S., 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 191 Margaret Outten, age 56, female, white, vaule of real estate: 10,000, value of personal property: 14,000, born in Va.
Maggie A. Outten, age 16, female, white, born in Va., attends school
Mgt. Chalberlain, age 46, female, white, value of personal property: 25, born in Ireland

2. Slave census: slave census, 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 192 Margaret Outten
number of slaves: 1 Age: 16 Sex. Female Color: black

3. Present: Margaret Chamberlain, 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 82 Mgt. Chamberlain, 46, F, personal property, 25, b. Ireland living with Margaret Outten in 1860 census. Manning bible says: Died Mrs. Margaret Chamberlain formerly Mrs. Fritton at the residence of Mr. Wm Outen in the summer of 1861. Mrs. Chamberlain was an esteemed member of the family for about twenty years

4. Present: U.S. Cenus, 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 82 Maggie A., 16, F, b. Va., living with Margaret Outten. Is she a daughter?

5. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 193 Name: Mrs. Margaret W. Outten Residence: Portsmouth
Lot # 124 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot including building: 3,000
Amount of tax on lot: 12.00

6. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1861, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 194 Name: Mrs. Margt Outten Residence: Portsmouth
Lot # 124 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot including building: 3,000
Amount of tax on lot: 12.00

Margaret married William Outten [253] 87,195 [MRIN: 48], son of George Outten [1740] and Susanah [1739], on 30 May 1833 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 89.,90 William was born on 4 Sep 1796,88,195 died on 9 Jul 1859 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 75,88,195,196 at age 62, and was buried on 11 Jul 1859 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.195,197 The cause of his death was Diphtheria.198

Marriage Notes: MARRIAGE BOND: Outten-Manning marriage, Norfolk Co. Marriage Bonds 1833-1836, page 19, Microfilm reel # 76, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va.:
Know all men by these presents, that we William Outten and Jas. G. Tanner are held and firmly bound unto Jno. Floyd Esquire, Governor of this Commonwealth, in the just and full sum of One hundred and fifty dollars; to the payment whereof, well and truly to be made to the said Governor and his successors in office, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 30th day of May 1833.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas a marriage is shortly intended to be had and solemnized between the above bound William Outten and Miss Margaret Manning. Now, if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virture.
William Outten
Jas. G. Tanner
Signed and sealed in presence of
Wm. A. Wilson
Jas. G. Tanner made oath before me that the above Margt. Manning is above the age of twenty one years.
Wm. A. Wilson

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 30 May 1833, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 199,200 Married in Norfolk County, on Thursday evening last by the Rev. Arthur Cooper, Mr. Wm. Outten of Portsmouth, to Miss Margaret W. oldest daughter of Matthew Manning, Esqr. of the former place.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Celebration: hosts public dinner at the COTTAGE, 4 Jul 1823, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 201 Beacon--July 1, 1823
Anniversary Dinner--The subscriber respectfully informs his fellow citizens, that he will prepare a public dinner, at the COTTAGE, in Portsmouth, on the 4th inst., the Anniversary of American Independence, to which he invites their subscription; and those of the military generally. He assures such as may be disposed to celebrate the day in this manner, that no effort will be spared to render the entertainment worthy of their patronage.
William Outten

2. Celebration: prepares dinner in celebration of 4th of July, 7 Jul 1823, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 202 Beacon--7 July 1823
Celebration at Portsmouth--The Portsmouth Rifle Company, commanded by Captain William P. Young, met at their usual parade ground, about half past 9 o'clock in the morning of the 4th inst. to comemmorate the Anniversary of their Country's freedom. After performing some handsom evolutions, with that promptness and precision which distinguish the well trained soldier, they marched to the Point near the Ferry Wharf and fired a National Salute, in their accustomed good style. Thence they moved to the Baptist Meeting House, where an appropriate discourse was delivered by the Rev'd Mr. Woodson, after which they repaired to the Cottage, and with a number of their fellow citizens, partook of a sumptuous dinner, prepared for the occasion by Mr. Wm. Outten. Major John Kay presided, assisted by Lieut. Edwards. A number of patriotic sentimental toasts gave additional zest to the entertainment, and at half past 4 o'clock the company retired in very good order, with the pleasing reflection that the occasion was marked by no excess, nor any occurrence calculated to give alloy to this "feast of reason."

3. Census: U.S., 1830, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 203 8 males--age 20-29
1 male--age 30-39
1 female--age 0-4
1 female--20-29
1 female--age 40-49

4. Meeting: Portsmouth Female Aid Society "Fair", 13 Jun 1833, Gosport, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 204 Beacon--June 13, 1833
The Portsmouth Female Aid Society will hold a FAIR, in the basement rooms of the new mansion of Mr. Wm. Outten, in Gosport, the day on which the Delaware ship of the line is docked.

5. Meeting: Portsmouth Female Society "FAIR", 17 Jun 1833, Gosport, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 205 Herald, June 17, 1833
The Portsmouth Female Society proposes to open a Fair in the basement rooms of the new mansion of Mr. Wm. OUtten, in Gosport, on Monday next, at 11 o'clock, to continue some days.

6. Census: U.S., 1840, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 206 1 malke, 30-39; 1 m. 40-46; 1 f, 10-14; 1 f, 30-39; 1 f, 70-7; 1 free colored male, 0-9.

7. Election: elected trustee of town of Portsmouth, 7 Apr 1843, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 207 Beacon, April 7, 1843
The following citizens were elected Trustees of the Town of Por tsmouth on Saturday list:
George Chambers, Wm. Outten, John S. White, John M. Foster, Samuel Watts, James M. Binford, Miles W. Minter, Jethro A. Jenkins, Richard W. Baugh

8. Town meeting: appointed to committee to address the condition of the town, 22 Oct 1846, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 208 Beacon--22 October 1846
Town Meeting
A large and respectable meeting of the citizens of Portsmouth, was held at the Town Hall on Monday evening, Oct. 19th, agreeable to public notice. At the proper time, A. F. Cunningham called the meeting to order; and on his motion, James Murdaugh, Esq. was called to the Chair, and I.C. Schoolfield was appointed Secretary.
The Chairman stated the object of the meeting in a brief address, in which he touchinly adverted to the present embarrassed condition of Portsmouth, and urged the importance of vigorous and united action, in order that our accustomed presperity might be attained.
A. F. Cunningham also addressed the meeting in a forcible and animated manner; previous to resuming his seat, on his motion, a Committee of twenty-five was appointed to deliberate on matters pertaining to the interests of the Town, and to report such action as they deem expedient and desirable at a subsequent meeting. The following gentlemen were appointed as the Committee:
John Cocke, John Nash, David Friffiths, Sam'l Watts, James M. Binford, John A. Chandler, Samuel M. Wilson, A. F. Cunningham, Wm. I. Cocke, Wm. H. Wilson, Robert Dickson, B.O'Neill, Wm. Outten, Charles Etheridge, Wm. W. Davis, Thos. Brooks, Jr., John G. Hatton, Jethro A. Jenkins, Arthur Emmerson, Stephen Cowley, John W. Collins, Jas. Tompkins, John Talbot, H. V. Niemeyer, and Wm. Benthall.
On motion of John S. Stubbs, the Chair and Secretary were added to the committee.
On motion of Stephen Cowley, and committee of ten were apppinted to devise some plan for the liquidation of the Town debt. The following gentlemen compose the committee.
Stephen Cowley, Richard W. Baugh, John S. Stubbs, John Accinelly, Robert W. Young, Holt Wilson, Jr., Miles W. Minter, Chas. A. Grice, James Jarvis, and Wm. I. Cocke.
On motion the meeting adjourned.
James W. Murdaugh, Chairman

9. Election: elected trustee of Portsmouth, 19 Jun 1849, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 209 Argus--June 19, 1849
Election of Trustees of Portsmouth--The election held in Portsmouth on Saturday, pursuant to an act of the Legislature, resulted in the choice of the following Board of Trustees, to serve until the first Saturday in April 1850
Joseph Bourke, D. P. Daughtrey, Wm. W. Davis, William Outten, Amos Edwards, John L. Porter, Wm. Portlock, John Cocke, John R. Cooke

10. Deed: between William Outten & Thomas N. Mercer, 24 Oct 1850, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 210 This Deed made the twenty-fourth day of October 1850, between William Outten and Margaret W. his wife of the one part, and Thomas N. Mercer of the other part witnesseth, that for and in consideration of the love and affection which the said William Outten and Margaret W. his wife have for the said Thomas N. Mercer, and for the further consideration of the sum of five dollars to them in hand paid, they the said William Outten and Margaret W. his wife do grant unto the said Thomas N. Mercer all that certain lot of land situate in the town of Portsmouth on Dinwiddie Street, it being the same lot of which which was conveyed to the said William Outten by John S. White and wife by deed of record in the Clerk's office of Norfolk County Court and the said William Outten and Margaret W. his wife hereby release to the said Thomas N. Mercer all their claims in the said lot of land witness the following signatures and seals.
William Outten
Margaret W. Outten
State of Virginia, Norfolk County to wit:
We, Richard W. Baugh and Dempsey Nash Justices of the peace for the county aforesaid in the State of Virginia do certify that Margaret W. Outten the wife of William Outten whose names are signed to the writing alone, bearing date on the 24th day of October 1850 personally appeared before us in the county aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband and having the writing aforesaid fully explained to her, she the said Margaret W. Outten acknowledged the said writing to be her act, and declared that she had willingly executed the same and does not wish to retract it. Given under our hands this 27th day of October 1850.
Richard W. Baugh J.P.
Dempsey Nash, J. P.
In the Clerk's Office of Nortolk County Court the 26th day of October 1850. This Deed was acknowledged by William Outten & party thereto and together with the certificate annexed of the privy examination and acknowledged of the June court admitted to record.
Teste: Wm. J. Howland, d.c.

11. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1851, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 211 Name: Wm. Outten
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 124
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot & building: 3,000
Yearly rent of lots: 200 Tax: 5.76
Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot & building: 700
Yearly rent of lot: 60 Tax: 1.73

12. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1852, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 212 Name: Wm. Outten
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot & building: 700
Tax: 1.26
Lot # 124
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot & building: 3,000
Tax: 5.40

13. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1853, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 213 Name: William Outten
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 124
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot & building: 3,000
Tax: 6.00
Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot & building: 700
Tax: 1.40

14. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1854, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 214 Name: William Outten
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 124
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot & building: 3,000
Tax: 6.00
Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot & building: 700
Tax: 1.40

15. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1855, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 215 Name: William Outten
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 124
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot & building: 3,000
Tax: 6.00
Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot & building: 700
Tax: 1.40

16. Election: nominated councilman for the Know Nothing Party, 28 Mar 1856, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 216 Argus--March 28, 1856
Nominations of the Know Nothing Party: For Mayor James C. White
For Councilmem: John S. Stubbs, Archibald Hudgins, John C. Neaville, William Outten, William G. Webb, James Brown Sr., Smith C. Herbert, Edward Wilkins, Stephen Cowley, Robert G. Gale, William Emmerson, Samuel J. Staples, William H. Buchannan.
Mr. Benjamin Spratley is the Independent candidate for the office of Mayor.

17. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1856, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 217 Name: William Outten Estate: fee simple
Lot # 124
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot including building: 3,000
Amount of tax on lot: 12.00

Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

18. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1857, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 218 Name: Wm. Outten Lot # 124
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot including building: 3,000
Amount of tax on lot: 12.00

Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124
Value of building: 700 Value of lot including building: 800
Amount of tax on lot: 3.60

19. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1858, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 219 Name: William Outten Residence: Portsmouth
Town: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 124
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot including building: 3,000
Amount of tax on lot: 12.00

Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124
Value of building: 700 Value of lot including building: 900
Amount of tax on lot: 3.60

20. Will: 26 Feb 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 196 I, William Outten of the City of Portsmouth in the State of Virginia do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say:
1st Item: I devise to my wife Margaret W. Outten during her natural life all that portion of the lot of land where I now reside in the City of Portsmouth commencing at the south west corner of Dinwiddie and Crab Streets and running along Dinwiddie Street south sixty feet, thence west parallel with Crab Street ninety five feet, thence north sixty feet to Crabb Street, thence east along Crabb Street ninety five feet to the beginning, and at the death of my said wife, I devise the same to my daughter Maragaret A. W. Outten, and the residue of the said lot I devise to my said daughter Margaret A. W. Outten to her and her heirs forever-
2nd Item: I have given a house and lot in the City of Portsmouth to my son in law Doct. Thomas N. Mercer, which I regard as a due proportion of my real estate to his wife (who is my daughter) which is not to be bought into Hotchpot, if the law should have required without this clause, and I give to my daughter Mary Jane Mercer (wife of the said Doct Thomas N. Mercer) one thousand and five hundred dollars to build a house on the corner of King and Dinwiddie Street if she shall devire to do so which I advise should be done and if she does not choose so to appropriate the said sum of fifteen hundred dollars, yet nevertheless she is to have the said sum of fifteen hundred dollars.
3rd Item: I give and bequeath unto my wife Margaret W. Outten a pair of horses and a carriage, which she may choose from them owned by me; also all my household and kitchen furniture to her, her executors and administrators formerly.
4th Item: I give and bequeath to my said wife Margaret W. Outten for and during the term of her natural life, negroes Mary Eliza, Davy, Max, Solomon, Margaret, Sarah, Old George, Charlotte and her three children; also my shares in the Portsmouth Insurance Company somewhere about ninety eight shares; and also fifteen hundred dollars of Virginia State stock and at the death of my said wife I give negro Davy to my daughter Margaret A. W. Outten and the rest of the said negroes given to my said wife by this clause of my will at her death are to be equally divided between my two daugthers, Mary Jane Mercer and Margaret A. W. Outten only intending to give to my said wife the annual interest and dividends of the said stocks.
5th Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Jane Mercer negroes Dolly, Mariah, Rachael Emma and her child Isaac (the husband of Dolly), Cyrus and John, also forty share of stock in the Merchants & Mechanics Savings Bank of Portsmouth, to her her executors and administrators forever.
6th Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter Margaret A. W. Outten the following negroes Lambert, Ellie, Bob, Courtney, Hannah, Old Mary & her daughter Mary, and young Mary's child; also forty one shares of the stock of the Portsmouth Savings Fund Society in Portsmouth to her, her executors and administrators forever.
7th Iten: I require and direct my executrix & executor hereinafter to be appointed, to take care of and support my old negroes Charity and Old Mary, out of my estate, or out of the money that I may leave and bonds due me.
8th Item: I desire and request my executrix and executor hereinafter to be appointed to have the burying ground for the family inclosed with a good iron railing and marble slab put over the graves of my children and mother who are their buried and also of my brother.
9th Item: I request and desire that there shall be no appraisement of my estate.
10th Item: The rest and residue of my estate of every character and description, I give to my wife Margaret W. Outten and my two daughters Mary Jane Mercer and Margaret A.W. Outten to be equally divided among them.
11th & Lastly: I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my wife Margaret W. Outten executrix and my son in law Doctor Thomas N. Mercer executor of this my last will and testament; hereby revoking all other or former wills and testaments by me heretofore made.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twenty sixth day of February in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine.
Wm. Outten
Signed sealed published and declared as and for the last Will and Testament of the above named William Outten in the presence of us, both of us being present at the same time
James Murdaugh
James. W. Mathews
G. H. Dashiell
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held on the 2nd day of August 1859. This last will and testament of William Outten decd was proved by the oaths of James Murdaugh, James W. Matthews and George H. Dashiell the subscibing witness thereto and ordered to be recorded. And at the same Court continued by adjoinment and held on the 3rd day of August 1859, on the motion of Margaret W. Outten the executrix and Thomas N. Mercer the executor therein named who made oath thereto, the said Margaret W. Outten together with James G. Hodges her security entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of thirty thousand dollars with condition according to law and the said Thomas N. Mercer togethr with Bernard O'Neill his security entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of thirty thousand dollars with condition according to law, which bonds are ordered to be recorded. Certificate is granted the said Margaret W. Outten and Thomas N. Mercer for obtaining a probate of said will in due form.
Teste: Arthur Emmerson cc

21. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 220 Name: Wm. Outten Residence: Portsmouth
Estate: fee simple Lot # 124
Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 2,500 Value of lot including building: 3,000
Amount of tax on lot: 12.00

Lot # 124 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 700 Value of lot including building: 900
Amount of tax on lot: 3.60

22. Residence: Dinwiddie Street, 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 197

23. Organizations: member of the Order of the Odd Fellows, 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 197

24. Occupation: retired merchant, 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 198

25. Obituary: 12 Jul 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 221 Odd Fellow's Funeral--The Odd Fellows yesterday paid the last tribute of respect to their deceased brother, Mr. William Outten. The funeral sermon was preached at the family residence on Dinwiddie street, by Rev. Chas. H. Hall, after which the corpse was borne to the new cemetery, where the solemn services of the Order of which he was a member were performed. The procession was full and may be regarded as representing the high estimate in which the deceased was held here.--Portsmouth Transcript

26. Funeral: of William Outten, 13 Jul 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 222 Argus--July 13, 1859
Funeral Solemonities--The transcript says, the funeral of Mr. William Outten, which took place last Sunday, was arranged according to the request of the deceased. The family servants, thirty or forty in number, occupied positions in the procession next to the hearse, and we are told by a friend who attended the rites and the graveyard, that he never witnessed more sincere grief than was evinced by them at the loss of their master. Bob Butt, the "Old Sexton", who has been "gathering them in" for long years agone, conducted the arrangement.

27. Mortality census: mortality census, 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 223 Wm. Outten, age 64, male
Born in Virginia Month of death: July
Occupation: ret. merchant
Cause of death: diphtheria
*Note: census taken of those who died the year before the census year

28. Estate papers: 29 Aug 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 224 Estate of William Outten deceased
In a/c with T. N. Mercer & Margaret W. Outten excer
1859
By dividends from Portsmouth Insurance Company stock to
1 July 1859 received by T. N. Mercer $66.00
By dividends from Portsmouth Sav Fund Society to 1 July 1859
received by T. N. Mercer 57.40
By dividends from Merchants & Mechanics Sav Bk to 1 July 1859
received by T. N. Mercer 40.00
29 August 1859
By Amt. of sales made by Whitehead & McLean auctioners &
received by Mrs. Outten 155.60
By cash from Mw. R. Hanraban negro hire fro 1858 recd by Mrs. Outten 41.60
To pd by Margt W. Outten Ned Scott a/c 100.00
1 September 1859
To pd by Margt W. Outten J. A. Jenkins a/c 37.14
To pd by Margt W. Outten-Rev. Hall funeral 10.00
3 September 1859
To pd by Margt W. Outten-W. J. Westwoods a/c 27.00
26 September 1858
To pd by Margt W. Outten-Whitehead & Cos. a/c 36.27
To pd by Margt W. Outten--State tax 1859 38.78
By cash from Whitehead & McLean on a/c of sales recd by Mrs. Outten 8.65
4 October 1859
By cash from Wm. H. Gesbon on a.c of hire of Solomon for the
year 1859 received by Margt W. Outten 65.00
18 October 1859
By cash from James W. Richardson on a/c hire of Margaret for
1859, received by Margt W. Outten 25.00
18 November 1859
By cash from Wm. Taylor on a/c of hire of Coatney for year 1859
received by Margt W. Outten 30.00
$249.19 $489.25
14 December 1859
To pd by T. N. Mercer part of account due to A. K. Meredith 263.00
31 December 1859
By cash from C. F. Grimes interest on bond recd by Thos. N. Mercer 24.00
1 January 1860
By cash received by Thos. N. Mercer from Merchants & Mechanics
Savings Bank of Portsmouth 1135.80
By cash received by Thos. N. Mercer from Portsmouth Sav Fund Soc. 409.20
By amt of note of Wm. R. Hanrahan received by Thos. N. Mercer 90.00
By cash from Bank of Virginia on payment of note of Pettijohn &
Hobday recd by Thos. N. Mercer 150.50
By cash from Merchants & Mechanics Sav Bk recd by Thos. N. Mercer 29.95
To pd Thos. N. Mercer legacy to his wife with interest paid by
T. N. Mercer 1545.00
6 January 1860
To pd J. B. Campbell for medicines etc paid by
Margaret W. Outten 1.50
By cash from Saml Hoffler for hire of John 1859 recd by Mrs. Outten 100.00
By cash from Saml Hoffler for hire of Mary 1859 recd by Mrs. Outten 71.00
By cash from Wm. M. Gisbon bal hire of Sol. 1859 recd Mrs. Outten 32.50
By bal. amt. sales made by Whitehead & Co. 45.94
By cash from E. W. Hardy for hire of Lambert 1859 recd by Mrs. Outten 150.00
To pd by Margt W. Outten-Dr. Maupin's a/c 246.00
To pd by Margt. W. Outten-A. W. Wilson's a/c 91.88
Amounts to be carried forward $2396.57 $2728.14
January 1860
Amounts brought forward $2396.57 $2728.14
20 January 1860
To pd by Margt W. Outten a/c of H. Buff 30.15
To pd by Margt W. Outten a/c of H. Buff 15.77
To pd by Margt. W. Outten a/c of Jesse Culpepper's a/c 2.00
To pd by Margt. W. Outten a/c of Saml Hoffler's a/c 3.50
9 February 1860
By cash from Mr. Taylor bal hire Courtney received by Margt W. Outten 30.00
16 February 1860
By cash from Wm. B. Collins int: on bond of $1000 to Jany 1860
recd by Margaret W. Outten 60.00
By cash from Wm. B. Collins bal due on note for negro hire for 1858
recd by Margt W. Outten 64.05
By cash from Wm. B. Collins negro hire for the year 1859; received
by Margt W. Outten 120.90
By cash from Jas. W. Richardson, balance of negro hire for 1859
received by Margt W. Outten 18.75
20 February 1860
To pd by Margt W. Outten note with int due Margaret Chamberlain 196.54
3 April 1860
To pd by Margt W. Outten a/c of Dr. Barrand 2.00
7 April 1860
To pd by Margt W. Outten a/c M. F. Daughtrey 1.00
May 1860
To pd by Dr. Mercer a/c of D. D. Fiske 12.00
1 July 1860
By cash from Portsmouth Savings Fund Society drawn by
Margaret W. Outten 1413.37
By cash from Geo. R. Snead negro hire for 1859 recd by Mrs. Outten 150.00
By cash from A. R. Meredith amt. due bill recd by Mrs. Outten 7.00
$2659.53 $4591.91
1 July 1860
By hire of Isaac from July 1859 to January 1, 1860 received by
Margaret W. Outten 55.87
By hire of Dolly from July 1859 to January 1, 1860 received by
Margaret W. Outten 18.00
By hire of Charlotte from July 1859 to January 1, 1860 received by
Margaret W. Outten 25.00
By hire of Mary from July 1859 to January 1, 1860 received by
Margaret W. Outten 17.00
26 July 1860
To pd by Margaret W. Outten bal due A. R. Meredith 358.43
To pd by Dr. Mercer a/c of G. W. Smith 5.00
To pd by Dr. Mercer a/c of Bohlken & Kearns 1.88
30 July 1860
To pd Geo. W. Grice, Mayor fine etc paid by Margt W. Outten 3.00
To pd by Margt W. Outten for clothes, blanket etc for Davy
in 1859 10.00
To pd by Margaret W. Outten for clothes, blanket etc for Cage
in 1859 10.00
31 July 1860
By cash from W. Molden negro hire for 1859 recd by Mrs. Outten 41.40
By cash for hire of Davy from July 1 to Jany 1860 recd by Mrs. Outten 55.87
1 August 1860
To paid by Margt W. Outten for necessary support of Old Mary
from 1 January to date at $4 per month 28.00
To paid by Margt. W. Outten for the necessary support of
Old Charity from 1 Januy to date at $4 per month 28.00
$3103.84 $4805.05
29 August 1860
To paid by Dr. Mercer post office a/c 1.70
To paid by Dr. Mercer med a/c 250.00
To paid by Dr. Mercer-Bob Butts a/c 15.00
To paid by Mrs. Outten-J. Murdaugh's a/c 10.00
To paid by Mrs. Outten-Com. fee 15.00
To 5 per cent Commissions on receipts 240.25
To Balance due estate 1169.26
$4805.05 $4805.05
Distributee a/c
29 August 1860
By balance due estate $1169.26
To due Margt W. Outten $389.75 1/3
To due T. N. Mercer in right of his wife Mary Jane 389.75 1/3
To due legal guardian of Margt A. W. Outten (orphan) 389.75 1/3
$1169.26 $1169.26
Commissioners Office Portsmouth Augt. 29, 1860
To Court of Hustings for City of Portsmouth:
Your Commissioner reports to the Court that on the date hereof T. N. Mercer and Margaret W. Outten executor & executrix of Wm. Outten decd; exhibited before your Commissioner a statement of all the money which they had received or become chargeable with or had disbursed. That the Commissioner embraced said executor and executrix in the list of fiduciaries whose accounts were before him for settlement, which was posted at the front door of the Court House of said City in pursuance of law, and on the date hereof made up and completed the foregoing account and finds of balance of $1169.26, which has been distributed to parties entitled according to Distributer account annexed. The account is supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned. That the said executor and executrix have given such bond as the law requires and is in a penalty and with securities sufficient.
Given under my hand as Commissioners of said Court on the day and year first aforesaid,
C. W. Murdaugh, Comr in Chy
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held on the 4th day of December 1860
The foregoing account of T. N. Mercer Executor and Margaret W. Outten Executrix of William Outten decd filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court on the 21st day of December 1860 by C. W. Murdaugh Commissioner and no exceptions being filed thereto the same was examined and confirmed by the Court and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Arthur Emmerson, c.c.


Children from this marriage were:

   23 M    i. William Mathew Outten [406] 75,225 was born on 22 Jul 1835,34,75,88,226 died on 9 Oct 1837 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia 88,226,227 at age 2, and was buried in Oct 1837 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.88

Noted events in his life were:

1. Tombstone: 1835, Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 228 In Memory Of:
William M.
Born July 22nd 1835
Died Oct 9th 1835

Georgeannah B.
Born Jan 5th 1838
Died June 10th 1839

James M.
Born Sept 25th 1839
Died Oct 30th 1839

Children of Wm. & Margaret A. W. Outten
Suffer little children and forbid them not to come unto me;
for of such is the kingdom of heaven

2. Obituary: 19 Oct 1837, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 229 Died, on the 9th inst. after a long and painful illness, William M. Outten, only son of William and Margaret W. Outten of Portsmouth, Va. in the third year of his age. And though suffered to remain but a few short days in this world of sorrow, pain and disappointment, yet such were the sprightliness of his mind and the loveliness of his temper, that a character was unfolded to his parents which promised them much happiness in the decline of life. But God has otherwise directed--he has taken him from earth to heaven, for some wise purpose, though his parents may mourn their sad beareavement. How wonderful are thy ways, O Lord God, pass finding out.

3. Obituary: 9 Oct 1837, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 230 Beacon--October 19, 1837
Died--on the 9th inst. William M. Outten, only son of William and Margaret W. Outten of Portsmouth--3rd year

   24 F    ii. Georgiana B. Outten [530] 88,231 was born on 5 Jan 1838,88,226 died on 10 Jun 1839 88,226 at age 1, and was buried in Jun 1839 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.88

Noted events in her life were:

1. Tombstone: 1839, Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 226 In Memory Of:
William M.
Born July 22nd 1835
Died Oct 9th 1835

Georgeannah B.
Born Jan 5th 1838
Died June 10th 1839

James M.
Born Sept 25th 1839
Died Oct 30th 1839

Children of Wm. & Margaret A. W. Outten
Suffer little children and forbid them not to come unto me;
for of such is the kingdom of heaven

   25 M    iii. James W. Outten [529] 88,160 was born on 25 Sep 1839,88,226 died on 30 Oct 1839,88,226 and was buried in 1839 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.88 Another name for James was James M. Outten.226

Noted events in his life were:

1. Tombstone: 1839, Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 226 In Memory Of:
William M.
Born July 22nd 1835
Died Oct 9th 1835

Georgeannah B.
Born Jan 5th 1838
Died June 10th 1839

James M.
Born Sept 25th 1839
Died Oct 30th 1839

Children of Wm. & Margaret A. W. Outten
Suffer little children and forbid them not to come unto me;
for of such is the kingdom of heaven

+ 26 F    iv. Margaret Ann Wright Outten [684] 85,87,232 was born on 14 Oct 1843 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia,87,233 died on 19 Aug 1867 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 233,234 at age 23, and was buried in Sep 1867 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.232

10. Absalom Judge Manning [210] 91,92,93 was born on 16 Mar 1807 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 75,91,94,95,96 and died on 16 Apr 1871 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 97,98 at age 64. The cause of his death was consumption.91

General Notes: A J Manning listed as Peabody Hotel proprietor 100 High Portsmouth VA 1888. Norfolk City Directory, 1888. Norfolk, VA: J. H. Chataigne and Co., 1888. Norfolk City Directory, 1889. Norfolk, VA: J. H. Chataigne and Co., 1889. Norfolk City Directory, 1890-91. Norfolk, VA: J. H. Chataigne and Co., 1891.
However this is not Absalom, wife of Sophronia. He died in 1871,

Mon 17 Jul 1854
Married at Christ Church on Thursday evening the 13th inst. At 1/4 past 4 o'clock, by the Rev. Mr. Minnigerode. Dr. A. A. Harris, U. S. N., to Miss Lizzie S. Taylor of this city.

Died on Saturday morning at half past 8 o', Elizabeth Demelin only daughter of A. J. and Louisa Manning aged 2 months and 18 days.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~vanorfol/obits8.htm

Not Absalom who married Sophronia in 1871.

Medical Notes: *Tuberculosis of the lung. A tubercular infection of the lungs characterized by the development of cavities that cause breathing difficulties along with a chronic cough. At first, the phlegm brought up by coughing contains purulent matter; later blood is expelled as well.
And a wasting of the body, local or general. A term commonly used during the 18th and 19th centuries but still found in current medical resources. 235

Noted events in his life were:

1. Deed: between A. Judge Manning & William H. H. Hodges, 27 Aug 1837, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 236 Grantor: A. Judge Manning & Sopronia S. W., his wife
Grantee: William H. H. Hodges
Date of Deed: 27 August 1837 Date Recorded: 3 September 1837
Consideration: $300.00
Signatures or marks: A. Judge Manning S.S. W. Manning
W. H. H. Hodges, trustee
Witnesses: "blank"
Description: all that certain house, and lot of land situate in that part of Portsmouth called New Town and bounded follows: beginning at the east corner of Samuel Hoffler's lot and running thence westwardly along said lot one hundred and twenty feet to Henry Hall's lot, thence along said lot and Samuel Turner's lot forty five feet thence northwardly to James May's lot, thence along the said lot east one hundred and twenty feet to third street, thence along the said street southwardly to the beginning:
Other Pertinent Information: In Trust secure to the Merchants and Mechanics Saving Bank, Portsmouth, in Portsmouth, the payment of a negoble promissory note for three hudnred dollars dated the 27th day of August 1837, drawn and made by the said A. Judge Manning and payable to George W. O. Maupin at the Office of Discount and Deposit of the said Bank sixty days of the date thereof and endorsed by the said George W. O. Maupin. The said note having been discounted by the said Bank for the sole use and benefit of the said A. Judge Manning. Also to secure to said Bank the paymont of any and all notes which from time to time may be given in continuation or renewal of the said note either in whole or in part also secure the said George W. O. Maupin Endorser of the said note from all loss or damage which he may sustain by reason of his endorsement of the said note or by reason of the endorsement of any other note or notes which from time to time maybe given in continuation or renewal of the same, either in whole or in part. And the said A. Judge Manning covenants to and with the parties interested to keep the house on said lot insured for the benefit of said parties, until said note before mentioned and described shall be fully paid and satisfied. And it is understood agreed and herby expressed that when the said debt hereby secured shall be fully paid off and dischared that the Trustee herein named shall convey back the said house & lot hereby conveyed to him by the said A. Judge Manning for the term of his natural life with remainder in fee simple to the said Sophronia S. W. Manning.

2. Property: John Harper sells to A. J. Manning, slaves Bob & Jim, 16 Mar 1838, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 237 This Indenture made the 16th day of March 1838 between John Harper of the first part and A. J. Manning of the second part and William B. Manning of the third part. Whereas the said John Harper is justly indebted to the said William B. Manning in the sum of eight hundred dollars to be paid on the 25 day of April in 1838 (present year) as by a bond bearing date on the 16th day of March 1838 more fully appearing with the legal interest thereon accuring the said John Harper is willing and desirous to secure. Now this Indenture witnesseth that for and in consideration of one dollar of lawful money of Virginia to the said John Harper in hand paid by the said A. J. Manning at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. He the said John Harper hath given granted bargained sold aliened ? released confirmed and by these presents doth give grant bargain sell alien ? release and confirm to the said A. J. Manning his heirs and assigns forever negroes Bob and Jim and all the estate right will and interest of the said John Harper in & to the said granted or intended to be hereby granted slaves.
To have and to hold the said hereby granted or intended to be hereby granted slaves Bob and Jim unto the said A. J. Manning his heirs executors administrators & assigns forever to the only proper use and behoof of the said A. J. Manning his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever and the said John Harper for himself his heirs executors and assigns doth hereby covenant promise and agree to and with the said A. J. Manning his heirs executors and assigns forever in manner and form following, that is to say, that the said John Harper his heirs and assigns the aforesaid slaves unto the said A. J. Manning his heirs and assigns against all persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. Upon trust nevertheless that the said A. J. Manning his heirs and assigns permit the said John Harper to remain in quiet and peaceful possession of the said slaves and take the profits thereof to his own use until default be made in the payment of the said sum of eight hundred dollars with interest either in whole or in part, and then upon this further trust, that he the said A. J. Manning or his heirs executors or administrators or assigns shall and will so soon after the happening of such default of payment as he is his heirs executors administrators or assigns my think proper or the said Wm. B. Manning his executors administrators or assigns shall request sell the said slaves Bob and Jim hereby conveyed to the highest bidder for the purpose and shall have given ten days notice in same public paper, shall sell for ready money the above named slaves and out of the monies accuring from such sale shall after satisfying the charges thereof and all other expenses attending the premises pay to the said Wm. B. Manning his executors administrators or assigns the said sum of eight hundred dollars with the interest which may therein lawfully have accured and the balance of any pay to the said John Harper his heirs executors administrators or assigns. But if the whole of the said sum of eight hundred dollars shall be fully paid off and discharged to the said Wm. B. Manning his executors administrators or assigns on or before the 20th day of April in the year 1828 when the same is payable so that mo default of payment of the said sum of eight hundred dollars be made, then this Indenture to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue.
In witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written.
John Harper
A. J. Manning
Wm. B. Manning
Sealed and delivered in presence of
M. H. Manning
Jno. T. Manning
B. W. Palmer
In the Clerk's Office of Norfolk County Court 30 April 1838. This Indenture was proved by the oath of B. W. Palmer a subscribing witness thereto; and in the Clerk's Office aforesaid 3rd May 1838 was proved by the oath of M. H. Manning also a subscribing witness thereto; and in the Clerk's Office aforesaid 15 May 1838 was acknowledged by A. J. Maning a party thereto and in the Clerk's Office aforesaid 26 May 1838 was proved by the oath Jno. T. Manning the remaining subscribing witness thereto and admitted to record.
Teste: Wm. H. Wilson, c.c.

3. Deed: sells parcel of land to John Richardson, 8 Aug 1838, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 238 Grantor: Absalom J. Manning
Grantee: John Richardson Residence: Portsmouth
Date of Deed: 8 August 1838 Date Recorded: 11 August 1838
Consideration: $870.00
Signatures or marks: A. J. Manning
Witnesses: "blank"
Description: a certain piece or parcel of a lot of land in the Town of Portsmouth being a part of a lot no. 106 bounded as follows to wit: Beginning on the West side of Court Street at the north lineof the piece of said lot conveyed in 1837 by said Murdaugh to Wm. Forbes and running thence north on Court Street thirty two feet, thence West one hundred and twenty feet, thence south thirty two feet to Forbes line, thence East on Forbes line one hundred and twenty feet to the beginning on Court Street being the same lot piece or parcel of land which was conveyed to the said A. J. Manning by Jno. W. Murdaugh and wife bearing date on the 24th April 1838 and duly recorded in the Clerk's office of Norfolk County.

4. Deed: between Absalom J. Manning & William Outten, 14 Nov 1838, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 239 Grantor: Absalom J. Manning Residence: Portsmouth
Grantee: William Outten Residence: Portsmouth
Date of Deed: 14 November 1838 Date Recorded: 20 November 1838
Consideration: $1,800.00
Signatures or marks: A. J. Manning
Witnesses: "blank"
Description: all that tract of land lying and being in the Parish of Portsmouth containing two hundred and ten acres more or less bounded by the lands of Mr. Cocke, Wesley Richardson and other being the same which the said Absalom J. Manning purchased from James Murdaugh as trustee as will appear by deed bearing date 21 June 1828 and duly recorded.

5. Census: U.S., 1840, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 240 1 m, 30-40; 2 f under 10; 2 f, 20-30; = 6 whites. 19 slaves: 2 m under 5; 4 m, 24-35; 5 m 35-54; 4 f under 10; 1, 10-23' 1. 24-35; 2f, 36-54

6. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 241 Name: Absolam Manning
Residence: Portsmouth
Estate: fee simple Lot # 201
Town: Gosport
Value of building: 1,400.00 Value of lots & buildings: 1,600.00

7. Census: slave schedule, Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 242 A. J. Manning, 1 black male slave, age 10

8. Census: 1850 U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 139 A. J. Manning, age 43, male, clerk, value of real estate: 2,500, born in Va.
Sophrenia S. W. Manning, age 36, female, born in Va.
Margaret A. Manning, age 16, female, attended school within year
Mary H. Manning, age 14, female, attended school within year
Job P. Manning, age 2, male
Margaret Williamson, age 67, female, born in N.Y., blind
Sarah George, age 14, female, black, born in Va.

9. Occupation: clerk, Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 243

10. Residence: Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 243

11. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1851, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 244 Name: Absolam Manning
Estate: fee simple Lot # 201
Town: Gosport
Value of building: 1,400.00 Value of lot & building: 1,600.00
Yearly rent of lots: 120 Tax: 3.46

12. Occupation: clerk, 3 Apr 1852, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 94 April 3, 1852--Letter of regret at the transfer of Commodore S. H. Stringham, commandant of the Yard, signed by ... A. Judge Manning, Clerk of the Yard....Charles Cassell, Master sail maker

13. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1852, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 245 Name: Absolam Manning
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 201 Town of Gosport
Value of building: 1,400 Value of lots & buildings: 1,600
Tax: 2.88

14. Deed: A. Judge Manning to wife, Sophronia S. W. , 4 Oct 1853, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 246 Grantor: A. Judge Manning
Grantee: Sophronia S. W. Manning
Date of Deed: 4 October 1853 Date Recorded: 4 November 1853
Consideration: of natural love & affection & $1.00
Signatures or marks: A. Judge Manning
Witnesses: B. W. Palmer, A. M. Tabb, & I. A. Denson
Description: all that certain house and lot of land situated in that part of the town of Portsmouth called Newtown, bounded as follows, beginning at the east corner of Samuel Hofflers lot and running thence westwardly along said lot one hundred and twenty feet to Henry Hall's lot, thence along said lot and Samuel Turner's lot forty five feet northwardly to James Mayo's lot, thence along the said lot eastwardly one hundred and twenty feet to third street, thence along the said street southwardly to the beginning (subject however to be held by the said A. Judge Manning for and during the time of his natural life).

15. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1853, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 247 Name: Absalom Manning
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 201 Town of Gosport
Value of building: 1,400 Value of lots & buildings: 1,600
Tax: 3.20

16. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1854, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 248 Name: Absolam J. Manning
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 201 Town of Gosport
Value of buildings: 1,800 Value of lots & buildings: 2,000
Tax: 4.40 Improved

17. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1855, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 249 Name: Absolom J. Manning
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 201 Town of Gosport
Value of buildings: 1,800 Value of lots & buildings: 2,000
Tax: 4.00

18. Election: Common Council, 9 Apr 1855, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 250 Beacon--April 9, 1855
Common Council--Geo. W. Peete, Jos. N. Schoolfield, James W. Mathews, C. W. Murdaugh, Geo. R. Snead, James Guy, A. J. Manning, Robert T. Scott, Geo. S. Thompson, Isaac V. Pratt, Holt Wilson, Winchester Watts, Joseph H. Porter

19. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1856, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 251 Name: A. J. Manning Lot # 201
Value of building: 1,800 Value of lot including building: 2,000
Amount of tax on lot: 8.00

20. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1857, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 252 Name: A. J. Manning Lot # 201
Value of building: 1,800 Value of lot including building: 2,000
Amount of tax on lot: 8.00

21. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1858, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 253 Name: A. J. Manning Lot # 201
Estate: fee simple
Value of building: 1,800 Value of lot including building: 2,000
Amount of tax on lot: 8.00

22. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 254 Name: A. J. Manning Residence: Gosport
Value of building: 1,800 Value of lot including building: 2,000
Amount of tax on lot: 8.00

23. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 255 Name: A. J. Manning Residence: Gosport
Estate: fee simple Lot # 201
Town: Gosport
Value of building: 1,800 Value of lot & building: 2,000
Amount of tax on lot: 8.00

24. Census: 1860 U.S., Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140 Absalom J. Manning, 52, male, clerk, value of real estate: 2,500; value of personal property: 50, born in Va.
Sophronia Manning, 44, female, born in Va.
Mary A. Manning, 23, female, born in Va.
Job P. Manning, 12, male, born in Va., attended school within year
Sophronia P. Manning, 9, female, born in Va., attended school within year
Fanny A. Manning, 6, female, born in Va., attended school within year
Matthew W. Manning, 3, male
Margt. Williamson, 75, female, value of real estate: 1,600; value of personal property: 100, born in N.Y.

25. Census: slave schedule, 1860, St. Bride's Parish, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 256 A. J. Manning, slaves
2-black females, age 25
1-black male

26. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 257

27. Occupation: clerk , Jul 1860, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 257

28. Land Assessement: Lot # 201, 1861, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 258 Name: A. J. Manning Residence: Portsmouth
Lot # 201 Town: Gosport
Value of building: 1,800 Value of lot including building: 2,000
Amount of tax on lot: 8.00

29. Census: 31 Aug 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 259 A. Judge Manning, age 62, male, white, clerk in Navy Yard, born in Va.
Sophronia S. W. Manning, age 55, female, white, keeping house, born in Va.
Job P. Manning, age 23, male, white, clerk in Navy Yard, born in Virginia
Sophronia R. Manning, age 17, female, white, at home, born in Va.
Fanny A. Manning, age 15, female, white, at home, born in Va.
Matthew W. Manning, age 12, male, white, at home, born in Va.
Mary H. Riell, age 32, female, white, lives with her father, born in Va., insane
Harry E. Riell, age 3, male, white,born in Florida
Margaret P. Williamson, 86, female, white, lives with son-in-law, born in New York, blind

30. Residence: Washington Street, Apr 1871, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 260

31. Occupation: clerk, 1871, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 91

32. Occupation: clerk of Gosport Navy yard, 1871, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 260

33. Bible: Death entry, 16 Apr 1871. 95 Manning Bible: Died April 16th 1871 at an early hour in the morning A. Judge Manning aged 64 years and one month. The last of five Brothers and of a family of seven children save one sister [Mary Ann Amelia]. May she be spared many years. S.B.K. [Steven Bartett Kenney.]

34. Obituary: The Herald, 18 Apr 1871, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 97,261,262 Absolom J. Manning. A. Judge Manning. Death of another venerable citizen. One by one the old land marks are passing away. We were grieved to learn yesterday of the demise of Mr. Absolom J. Manning, an old and well known citizen of our town, whose death took place at his home on Washington Street on Sunday night. The deceased was Clerk of Gosport Navy Yard for a long number of years and was esteemed and respected by all who knew him.

35. Letter: requesting to buy lot of land next to Mr. Myer's in Newtown, 25 Mar 1844, Gosport, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 263 Gosport, March 25/44
Dear Sir,
Please inform me per the (?) if you mentioned to your father what I wrote you sometime ago, about selling a lot of ground next to Mr. Myer's new house in Newtown and if he is will to dispose of that one, or the one next to it what he will take for either, or both of them--by attending to the above you will obey me
Very Respectfully
A. J. Manning
If he will sell at a price to suit/then execute a deed for the same and I will call at the office when you obey & pay

Absalom married Sophronia Sarah Wood Palmer [212] 92,93,98,138,139,140 [MRIN: 110], daughter of Captain Job Palmer [322] and Margaret Cummings [323], on 29 May 1847 in South Mills, Camden, North Carolina, USA 99,100.,101 Sophronia was born in 1817 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 139,140 and died on 13 Jun 1873 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 141 at age 56. The cause of her death was jaundice.142

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage/children: 143 Sophronia Sarah Wood Palmer, my mother, married A. Judge Manning of Norfolk County, State of Virginia, settled in Portsmouth, lert four children: Job Palmer, Sophronia Palmer, Fannie Annie and Matthew William Manning, children of her second husband, A. Judge Manning; and Margaret Palmer and Mary Hodges Manning children of William B. Manning, her first husband. My mother married two brothers. (A scrapbook page detailing many members of Palmer family and relations)

2. Marriage: 29 May 1847, Camden Co., North Carolina. 264,265 June 3, 1847---Married in Camden County, N.C. on the 29th ult. by John Richardson, Esq., Mr. A. J. Manning to Miss Sophron S. W. Manning, all of Portsmouth, Va.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: 1850 U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 139

2. Residence: Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 139

3. Census: 1860 U.S., Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

4. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

5. Census: 31 Aug 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 145 Sophronia S. W. , age 55, female, white, keeping house, born in Va.

6. Obituary: 21 Jun 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 146 June 21, 1873--Mrs. Sophronia S. W. Manning, widow of the late Judge Manning, Washington & Clifford

7. Oath of Administration: 9 Aug 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 147 Saturday, August 9th 1873
Present--The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
Administration on the estate of Mrs. Sophronia S. W. Manning, deceased, is granted to James D. Brady, who made oath and together with George W. Fauth, his surety (who justified an oath as to his sufficiency) entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of one thousand dollars with conditions according to law, which bond orderd to be recorded.

8. Appraisers: 9 Aug 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 148 Saturday, August 9th 1873
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
It is ordered that Charles M. Clark, Wm. H. Wilder, Wm. N. Eaton, S. B. Kenney and C. S. Sturtevant or any three of them, being first duly sworn, appraise in current funds the present estate of mrs. Sophronia S. W. Manning, deceased and make report.

9. Inventory & Appraisement: 14 Aug 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 149 An Inventory and Appraisement of the Personal Estate of Sophronia S. W. Manning deceased
City of Portsmouth
Aug. 14, 1873
We the undersigned, Wm. A. Eaton, S. B. Kenney and Chas. H. Sturtevant who were appointed by the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the day, A.D. 1873 to appraise the personal estate of S. S. W. Manning, deceased being first duly sworn, have appraised such Personal Estate as was produced to us, as follows:
Inventory of Articles
Basement
2 Tables $3.00 Stove $5. Safe $2. Chest .50 10.50
Stand .50 4 chairs 2.00 2.50
Sitting Room
Sideboard $3. Chair $1. Table $3. Stand $3. 10.00
Middle Hall
Table $3. 2 Chairs $1. Hall Lamp $2. 6.00
Parlor
Table $5. Sofa $6. Music stand $1. 12.00
5 Chairs $5. Carpet $10. Mirror $1.50 16.50
Entry or Upper Hall
Wardrobe $6.50 Trunk .50 Table .75 7.75
Back Chamber
Bedstead $4. Bedstead $1.50 Bureau $2. 7.50
Washstand .75 Clock $1.25 2.00
Total value carried forward 74.75
Amount of value brought forward 74.75
Front Chamber
Bedstead $7.50 Bureau $2.50 Washstand .50 10.50
Table $1 Feather Beds $40. Mattrasses $5.00 46.00
4 Pillows $10 2 Bolsters & Bed Covering $15. 25.00
8 Curtains $5. Carpet $5. Rug $2.50 12.50
$168.75
Wm. N. Easton
S. B. Kenney
Chas. N. Sturtevant
City of Portsmouth, to wit:
I, James D. Brady admin of the estate of Mrs. S. S. W. Manning deceased do certified that the foregoing inventory of the personal estate of Mrs. S. S. W. Manning, deceased embraces all the personal estate of said Mrs. S. S. W. Manning, deceased, which has come to my possession or knowledge, or which is under my management or subject to my authority, in my fiduciary character.
Jas. D. Brady
Admin
City of Portsmouth, to wit:
This 14th day of August 1873, personally appeared before me G. F. Edwards, a Commissioner in and for the City aforesaid Wm. N. Eaton, S. B. Kenney, Chas. H. Sturtevant who severally made oath that they and each of them, to the best of their ability, whould appraise such of the Personal Estate of S. S. W. Manning, deceased, as may be produced to them; and a true inventory of the same, and the value thereof, make and return according to law.
Given under my hand the day and year first above written.
G. F. Edwards, Comm'r
City of Portsmouth, to wit:
I, G. F. Edwards the Commissioner of Accounts of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, do certify that the foregoing Inventory and Appraisement of the Personal Estate of S. S. W. Manning, deceased, as may be produced to them; and a true inventory of the same, and the value thereof, make and return according to law.
Given under my hand the day and year first above written.
G. F. Edwards, Comm'r
City of Portsmouth, to wit:
I, G. F. Edwards the Commissioner of Accounts of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, do certify that the foregoing Inventory and Appraisement of the Personal Estate of S. S. W. Manning, deceased has been inspected by me and found to be in proper form, and I do on this 14th day of August 1873 approve the same.
G. F. Edwards
Commissioner of Accounts, Court of Hustings for the
City of Portsmouth
In the Clerks Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth August 14th 1873. The foregoing Inventory and Appraisement of the Personal Estate of Sophronia S. W. Manning dec'd returned & filed in the said Clerks Office this day by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of Accounts is admitted to record.
Teste: Jas. D. Brady, c.c.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 27 M    i. Job Palmer Manning [216] 92,266,267,268 was born on 11 Jul 1849 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,92,267,268,269,270,271 died on 27 Feb 1911 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 267,268,271,272 at age 61, and was buried on 1 Mar 1911 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.267,268,272,273

   28 F    ii. Sophronia Palmer Manning [231] 140,142,155,274 was born in 1851 in Virginia 140,274 and died in 1923 in Washington, District of Columbia, District of Colombia, USA 275 at age 72.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: 1860 U.S., Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

2. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

3. Census: 31 Aug 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 145 Sophronia P. Manning, age 17, female, white, at home, born in Va.

4. Chancery suit: received 1/5 proceeds of settlement, 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 276 *this from the sale of house & lot located at the intersection of Washington & Clifford Streets in Portsmouth, Va.
Amount being $272.42
Was the former home of mother, Sophronia S. W. Manning, dec'd

5. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 274

6. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 274 *living with her cousin, Rosa Kenney

7. Occupation: seamstress, 1880, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 274

Sophronia married Errati [703] 277 [MRIN: 276]. Errati [703] was buried in Washington, District of Columbia, District of Colombia, USA.277

+ 29 F    iii. Fannie Annie Manning [232] 155,278,279 was born on 23 Apr 1854 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia,278,280,281,282 died on 11 Oct 1932 in Washington, District of Columbia, District of Colombia, USA 278,282,283 at age 78, and was buried on 12 Oct 1932 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.278,282,283

   30 M    iv. Mathew William Manning [233] 140,155 was born on 12 Jul 1857 in Gosport, Norfolk Co., Virginia 140,285 and died on 10 Jul 1878 75,286 at age 20.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: 1860 U.S., Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

2. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

3. Census: 31 Aug 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 145 Matthew W. Manning, age 12, male, white, at home, born in Va.

4. Guardianship: 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 287 Saturday, November 15th 1873
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
Fanny A. Manning & Matthew W. Manning, orphans of Mrs. S. S. W. Manning, deceased, both being above the age of fourteen years, this day appeared in open Court and made choice of James D. Brady as and for their guardian. Whereupon the said James D. Brady made oath, as the law directs, and together with George W. Fauth, his surety, entered into and acknowledged a bond, in the penalty of twelve hundred dollars, with conditions according to law, which bond is ordered to be recorded, the said George W. Fauth having first justified an oath as to his sufficiency.

5. Chancery suit: received 1/5 proceeds of settlement, 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 276 *this from the sale of house & lot located at the intersection of Washington & Clifford Streets in Portsmouth, Va.
Amount being $272.42
Was the former home of mother, Sophronia S. W. Manning, dec'd

6. Guardian account: 15 Jun 1874, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 288 Matthew W. Manning
In acct. with J. D. Brady Guardian
24 Nov 1873
By cash from G. F. Edwards spl Commission in suit of Manning etc vs Manning etc 1/5 of net proceeds of sale of house and lot $272.42
2 Dec 1873
By 1/5 of $33.75 amt. of rent of house 6.75
To pd his portion of fees for qualification 1.50
To pd G. F. Edwards his 1/5 of Atty fee 8.67
27 Nov 1873
To pd J. J. Edmonds & Bro's bill 7.09
To pd C. P. Edwards 17.85
4 Dec 1873
To pd W. H. Becks trimming & cutting clothes 10.06
2 Dec 1873
To pd Hofheimer Bro & Co's bill 8.75
To pd for sundries 1.25
5 Dec 1873
To pd his 1/5 of Mrs. Hammill's bill 3.89
13 Dec 1873
To pd for making clothes 5.00
To retained to pay Commissioner of Court 5.00
To retained to pay Clerk of Court 1.50
Balance due ward 208.61
$279.17 $279.17
31 Dec 1873
Balance due ward brot down $208.61
Office of Commissioner of Accounts
of the Court of Hustings for the
City of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Va.
June 15th, 1874
To the Hon'l C. W. Hill Judge of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Your Commissioner reports to the Court that Jas. D. Brady Guardian of Mathew W. Manning exhibited before said Commissioner a statement of all the money which he had received become chargeable with or had disbursed as such Guardian from the time of his qualification to the 31st day of December 1873 together with the vouchers for such disbursements. That the Commissioner embraced the said Guardian on the list of fiduciaries whose accounts were before him for settlement which was posted at the front door of the Court House of said City on the 1st day of June term 1874, and on the date of this report (ten days having elapsed since said account was mentioned in said list) made up and completed the foregoing account and on the 31st day of December 1873 finds a balance due from said Guardian to his ward of two hundred and eight 61/100 dollars. The account is supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned by reference to account it will be seen that a part of the principle of the wards estate has been spent for his support, the Commissioner has seen proper to allow the same, because there was no other estate and the condition of the ward such, that the expenditures were absolutely necessary for his support and comfort. YOur Commr report specially that the Guardian declined to charge Commissions on receipts. The Commissioner has examined and finds that the Guardian has given such bond as the law requires and in a penalty and with securities sufficient.
Given under my hand as Commissioner of Acocunts of the said Court on the day and year first aforesaid.
G. F. Edwards, Comr.
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held August 6th 1874.
An account of James D. Brady Guardian of Mathew W. Manning filed in the Clerk's Office of said Court, June 27th 1874, by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of Accounts, was examined and confirmed by the Court and ordered to be recorded, there being no exceptions thereto.
Teste: Jas. D. Brady, c.c.

7. Guardianship: 6 Aug 1874, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 289 At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth began and held at the Court House of said city on Thursday, August 6th 1874
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
An Account of James D. Brady, Guardian of Matthew W. Manning, filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court June 27th 1874 by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of Accounts, was examined and confirmed by the Court, and ordered to be recorded there being no exceptions thereto--Recorded

8. Guardian account: 21 Feb 1876, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 288 M. W. Manning
In acct with Jas D. Brady Guardian
31 Dec 1873
Bal due ward this day per last report $208.61
11 June 1875
By recd pay from Navy Yard 10.34
25 June 1875
By recd pay from Navy Yard 10.81
10 July 1875
By recd pay from Navy Yard 11.75
27 July 1875
By recd pay from Navy Yard 12.56
10 Aug 1875
By recd pay from Navy Yard 17.01
25 Aug 1875
By recd pay from Navy Yard 15.12
10 Sept 1875
By recd pay from Navy Yard 15.28
24 Sept 1875
By recd pay from Navy Yard 15.12
11 Oct 1875
By recd pay from Navy Yard 15.75
26 Oct 1875
By recd pay from Navy Yard 16.28
11 July 1874
To paid Jas Veale for pants & vest 12.00
S. N. S. Kurnick for coat 10.00
25 July 1874
To paid Chas Dyer for hat 1.50
1 Oct 1874
To paid cash for necessary support etc 14.25
22 Dec 1874
To paid James Veale, pants & vest 7.00
26 Apl 1875
To paid J. W. Longo clothing 10.00
12 June 1875
To paid S. P. Manning for board 6.00
To paid J. W. Lingo, bal on coat 6.00
To paid cash advanced 2.00
25 June 1875
To paid cash advanced 1.00
To paid S. P. Manning for board 8.00
3 July 1875
To paid cash 1.00
10 July 1875
To paid S. P. Manning, for board etc 10.00
To paid cash 1.00
27 July 1875
To paid S. P. Manning, for board 8.00
To cash advanced 2.00
27 Augt 1875
To cash advanced 2.00
Amts carried forwd $101.75 $348.63
1875--amts brot forwd $101.75 $348.63
10 Augt. 1875
To paid S. P. Manning for board 8.00
12 Augt. 1875
To paid C. Dyer for hat 3.25
21 Augt. 1875
To cash .50
To paid V. T. Peed for shoes 4.00
25 Augt 1875
To paid S. P. Manning, for board 8.00
To cash 2.00
10 Sept 1875
To paid S. P. Manning, for board 8.00
To cash 1.00
16 Sept 1875
To Metzger, for shirts 2.50
18 Sept 1875
To paid cash advanced .50
24 Sept. 1875
To paid cash advanced .75
To paid S. P. Manning for board 8.00
To cash .50
To paid for cutting & making pants 1.00
29 Sept 1875
To paid A. Metzger for pants etc 2.10
29 Oct 1875
To cash 1.25
11 Oct 1875
To paid S. P. Manning, for board 8.00
12 Oct 1875
To cash .50
15 Oct 1875
To paid Jas. Veale, clothing 13.50
18 Oct 1875
To cash .75
26 Oct 1875
To paid R. A. Hutchins, grocery bill 8.00
To cash 1.00
5 Nov 1875
To paid Tart & Co. for shoes 2.50
To Commnrs on receipts 7.00
To retained to pay Comr of Court 7.50
To retained to pay Clerk of Court 2.50
By estimated interest to Decr 31st 1875 23.00
Bal due ward $167.28
$371.63 $371.63
31 Dec 1875
Bal due ward this day brot down $167.28
Office of Commissioner of Accounts of the Court
of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, Va. Feby 21st '76
To the Honl C. W. Hill, judge of the said Court
Your Commissioner reports to Court that Jas D. Brady, guardian of M. W. Manning exhibited before him a statement of all the money which he as such guardian had received, become chargeable with or had disbursed from the 31st day of December 1873 to the 31st day of December 1875, together with the vouchers for such disbursements. That your Commissioner embraced the said Guardian in the list of fiduciaries whose accounts, were before him for settlement which was posted at the front door of the Court House of said city as directed by law and on the day of this report, ten days having elapsed since said account was mentioned in said list, made up and completed the foregoing account and on the 31st day of December 1875 finds a balance due from the Guardian to his ward of one hundred and sixty seven 28/100 dollars. The account is supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned. It will be seen by reference to the account that a part of the principal of the ward estate has been expended for his support, the commr allowed the same because the estate was small, the income totally insufficient and the expenditures considering the condition of the ward, were absolutely necessary for his support and comfort.
Your Commissioner has examined and finds that the Guardian has given such bond as the law requires and in a penalty and with securities sufficient. Given under my hand as Commissioner of Account of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the day and year aforesaid.
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held the 12th May 1876. An account of Jas D. Brady Guardian of M. W. Manning, filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court on the 1st day of March 1876, by G. F. Edwards, Commissioner of Accounts, was examined & confirmed by the Court and ordered to be recorded--there being no exceptions thereto.
Teste: Jas. D. Brady, c.c.

9. Guardianship: 1 Mar 1876, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 289 Friday, May 12th 1876
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
An Account of James D. Brady, Guardian of M. W. Manning, filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court March 1st 1876, by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of Accounts, was examined and confirmed by the Court, there being no exceptions thereto and ordered to be recorded

10. Arrested: charged with peace bond, 1877, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 290 1877--Mathew W. Manning Peace bond
guilty Box 3, file 184

11. Guardian account: 29 May 1878, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 288 M. W. Manning
In acct with Jas. D. Brady Guardian
17 Feby 1876
To paid Mrs. Fannie Blamire board $15.00
7 July 1876
To paid Harriet Creekmore, washing 5.00
25 July 1876
To cash advanced 10.00
19 Aug 1876
To cash for shoes 2.00
23 Aug 1876
To cas advanced 1.00
2 Sept 1876
To cash .90
8 Sept 1876
To Mrs. Blamire, board 20.00
To Officer Baker 2.00
To Tart & Co., shoes 5.25
25 Nov 1876
To cash for medicine 1.50
23 Dec 1876
To A. Metzer's bill 15.00
31 Dec 1875
Bal due ward this day per report of comr of record $167.28
By estimated interest for 1876 7 tax
To paid for S. P. Manning on order of M. W. Manning 18.40
2 Mch 1877
To paid protest on note of Miles Conner 1.21
4 Aug 1877
To paid V. T. Peed, for shoes 2.00
10 Sept 1877
To paid F. C. Johnston 1.50
19 Oct 1877
To paid Driver 2.25
1 Nov 1878
To paid Chas Cryer for hats 9.25
4 Jan 1878
To paid Chas Reiger, for provisions 6.00
By estimated interest to Jany 4th 1878 4.95
Retained to pay Comr of Court 5.00
Retained to pay Clerk of Court 1.50
Bal due ward 55.11
$179.87 $179.87
4 Jany 1878
Bal due ward this day $ 55.11
Office of Commissioner of Accounts of the
Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth,
Portsmouth, Va., May 29th 1878
To the Hon C. W. Hill Judge of said Court
Your Commissioner reports to the Court that J. D. Brady Guardian of M. W. Manning exhibited before him a statement of all the money, which he as such Guardian had received, become chargeable with or had disbursed from the date of his last account up to the 4th day of January 1878 together with the vouchers for such disbursements, that your commissioner embraced the said Guardian in the list of fiduciary whose accounts were before him for settlement, which was posted at the front door of the Court House of said city; as directed by law and on the date of this report, ten days having elapsed him in said account was mentioned in said list, made up and completed the foregoing account and on the 4th day of January 1878 finds a balance due from the Guardian to his ward of $55.11. The account is supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned. It will be seen by the account that a part of the principal of the estate has been expended on the wards support, this was absolutely necessary as the estate was so small that the income alone would be inadiquate to supply tho smallest wants. The Guardian has given such bond as the law requires and in a penalty and with securities sufficient. Given under my hand as Commissioner of Accounts of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the day and year aforesaid.
G. F. Edwards, Comr
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, held on the 5th day of September 1878
The foregoing account of James D. Brady Guardian of M. W. Manning, filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court by G. F. Edwards, Commissioner of Accounts, on the 29th day of May 1878, was examined and confirmed by the Court--no exceptions having been filed thereto--and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: A. W. Harvey, D.C.
for Geo. O'N Palmer, clk


12. Fiduciary account: Sep 1878, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 291 September Term 1878

The following fiduciary accounts filed in the Clerk's Office of this court by G. F. Edwards, Commissioner of Accounts, viz: James D. Brady, guardian of Fanny Manning, filed May 29th 1878; James D. Brady, guardian of M. W. Manning, filed may 29th 1878, James D. Brady, Committee of estate of Mary H. Reil, (lunatic) filed May 29th 1878; J. O. Bailey, administrator of estate of Eliza Bailey, deceased: Geo L. Neville, executor of Mrs. Ann Drewrey, deceased, filed June 28th 1878; John H. Gayle, administrator, d.b.n. and curator of estate of Henry Buff, decease, filed 29th July 1878: were examined and confirmed by the court--no exceptions having been filed to any of said accounts and ordered to be recorded.

13. Guardian account: 14 Nov 1878, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 286 M. W. Manning Est.
In acc't with James D. Brady, Guardian
Jany. 4 1878
By bal. due ward this day per report of Commissioner $55.11
10 July 1878
To paid Godwin & Crocker 1/2 of fee for judgement etc
Manning's Guard vs Connor etc said Brady paying the other
1/2 out of own pocket $6.25
To paid G. F. Edwards Att'y for collections 2.50
To paid Commissioner of Court 5.00
To paid Clerk of Court 1.00
Balance due Est. $40.36
$55.11 $55.11
July 10 1878
Balance due Est. for distribution $40.36
Debts
Minter G. Johnson's bill for Rose Wood, Im. Case,
plate handles & box for M. W. Manning $40.00
Pro rata paid by J. D. Brady $31.00
Jno. Clover for hire of Hearse & 3 Carriages
to attend funeral $12.50
Pro rata paid by J. D. Brady 9.36
$40.36 $40.36
Office of Commissioner of Accounts
Court of Hustings--City of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, Va. Aug. 19th 1878
To the Hon'l C. W. Hill, Judge of the Court of Hustings--City of Portsmouth
Your Commissioner reports to Court that J. D. Brady Guardian of M. W. Manning exhibited before him a statement of all the money which he as such Guardian had received, become chargeable with or had disbursed from the 4th day of January 1878, date of last a/c to the 10 day of July 1878, the said M. W. Manning having departed this life in the meantime, together with the vouchers for such disbursements. That your Commissioners embraced the said Guardian in the list of fiduciaries, whose accounts were before him for settlement, which was posted in front of the Court House door as required by law and on the day of this report, ten days having elapsed since said account was mentioned in said list, made up and completed the foregoing account, which is a final settlement of the estate. The account is supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned.
Given under my hand this the day and year first aforesaid.
G. F. Edwards, Comm'r
Portsmouth, Va.
Col. James D. Brady (Guardian)
To Minter & Johnson Dr.
June 15 1878
Rosewood Im case plate handles & box for
Mathew W. Manning $40.00
Received thirty one dollars on account of
Col. Jas. D. Brady
Minter G. Johnson
Portsmouth, Va. June 24th 1878
Col. Jas. D. Brady (Guardian)
To John Clover Dr.
June 8, 1878
To Hire of Hearse $5.00
To Hire of 3 Carriages 7.50
$12.50
Rec'd July 10th 1878 of J. D. Brady Guardian on the within bill $9.36
Balance due of Hearse $3.14
John Clover
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held on the 14th day of November 1878. The foregoing account (and receipts) of James D. Brady Guardian of M. W. Manning filed in, the Clerk's Office of this Court on the 20th day of August 1878 by G. F. Edwards Comm'r of Accounts--was examined confirmed by the Court, no exceptions having been filed thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Geo. O'N Palmer, c.c.
By: A. W. Harvey, D.C.

11. John Thomas Manning [476] 102,103 was born in 1811 104 and died on 30 Aug 1850 at age 39.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Parent: 5th son of Mathew Manning.

2. Residence: 1832, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 105

3. Inherit: Jan 1837, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 76 Inherits from father, Matthew Manning, one cow and calf

4. Obituary: Manning Family Bible, 14 Aug 1850, Norfolk Co., Virginia. Died on the 14th day of August 1850 at 2 o'clock in the morning after an illness of 40 days Mr. John T. Manning 5th son of Matthew Manning died in the 40th year of his age - leaving a wife and two sons, besides brothers and sisters along with many friends to mourn his departure - He was a good man and true friend and was a great sufferer - Peace to his memory God grant that we may meet him in heaven.

John married Mary H. Bartee [477] 105 [MRIN: 186], daughter of Andre Bartee [522] and Unknown, on 24 Dec 1832 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.105 Mary was born in 1814 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 292 and died in Nov 1842 292 at age 28. Other names for Mary were Margaret, and103 Polly.102

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 24 Dec 1832, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 293 Married on Monday evening last, by the Rev. Arthur Cooms, Mr. John T. Manning to Miss H. Bartee, all of Norfolk County.

2. Alt. Marriage: John T. Manning & Margaret H. Bartee, 19 Dec 1832, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 294 19 December 1832. John T. Manning and Margaret H. Bartee, whose father Ardre Bartee is surety.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 1832, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 105

2. Obituary: Manning Family Bible, Nov 1842, Virginia. 295 Died in November 1842 Mary H. wife of Mr. Jno. T. Manning and daughter of Mr. Andre Bartee in the 29th year of her age leaving an affectionate husband and two sons. - Peace to her memory.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 31 M    i. Canning B. Manning [533] 296,297 was born in 1832 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 102,298 and died on 2 Jun 1864 299 at age 32.

   32 M    ii. Edwin Ruthen Manning [523] 75 was born on 10 May 1835 75 and died on 10 Sep 1855 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 300 at age 20.

John next married Jane Francis Boushell [534] 69,106 [MRIN: 212] on 18 Oct 1849 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.106 Jane died on 5 Jun 1864.69 Another name for Jane was Fanny Bushell.69

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage-Minister's Returns: John T. Manning to Jane Francis Boushell, 18 Oct 1849, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 301 I hereby certify that inpursuance of license issued by the Clerk of the County Court of Norfolk Co., I have celebrated rites of matrimony between the following persons to wit:
John T. Manning to Miss Jane Fracis Boushell m. 18 Oct 1849
Stephen S. Barrett
Elder in the Christian Church
Norfolk Co.
May 23, 1850
Ret'd & Recorded

12. Mary Ann Amelia Manning [133] 107,108,109,110,111 was born on 31 Jul 1813 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 110,112,113 and died on 4 Apr 1886 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 75,110,114 at age 72. The cause of her death was bronchitis.302

Noted events in her life were:

1. Property: 19 Sep 1849, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 303 Sells lot and house in Gosport--James W. and Mary Ann Amelia Mathews sell house and lot in Gosport to Barnard O'Neil, "beginning at intersection of Lincoln and Second Street, and running along 2nd Street, north 60' to Samuel J. Staples lot, thence along said lot west 50' to Barnard O'Neil's lot, thence along said lot south 60' to Lincoln Street, thence along said street, east 40' to the beginning.

2. Census: U.S., 1860, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 304 *living with husband, James W. Mathews & children

3. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 113 *see husband's record

4. Occupation: keeping house, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 113

5. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 113

6. Relatives: 1880, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. Grandniece Maggius Manning living with Mary, age 20, according to 1880 census.

7. Obituary: Apr 1886, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 114 Entered into death Sunday night, April 3rd, 1886, Maryann Amelia White Mathews, aged 72 years, 8 months, the last of a family of four brothers and two sisters whose fore-fathers settled upon Julians Creek in Norfolk County, Va. (17.00 inserted here) A good wife, mother and sister is gone. May we meet her in heaven.

8. Obituary: Apr 1886, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 305 Mrs. Mary Ann Mathews, grand-mother of Mr. Edward Cassell, who shot the saloon keeper of Norfolk, not long since, died Sunday night, it is thought from grief. Mrs. Mathews was 72 years old. Her funeral will take place from the residence of her son, Mr. Alex W. Cassell on Second street, today. [ Alex W. Cassell was her son in law, married to her daughter Mary Hodges White.]

Mary married Edwin White [134] 306,307 [MRIN: 65], son of William White [383] and Rose Hannah [384], on 14 Oct 1834 in North Carolina 75.,115 Edwin was born on 19 Oct 1793 in Norwich, , Norfolk, England,308,309 was baptized on 1 Nov 1793 in Norwich, , Norfolk, England, and died on 9 Jul 1837 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 309,310,311,312,313 at age 43.

Marriage Notes: Lake Drummond Hotel is in North Carolina and seems to have been a favored location for marriages. The John B. Henley papers in the Library of Virginia note several marriages at this hotel of people from the Portsmouth area.

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage announcement: 20 Oct 1834, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 115,314 Married--On Tuesday, October 13, at Lake Drummond Hotel, by Willie (Willis) McPherson, Edwin White to Miss Mary Ann Manning, youngest daughter of Matthew Manning, all of Norfolk County.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: 1837, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 309 He was a clerk in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

2. Obituary: 12 Jul 1837, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 315,316 Died on Sunday (July 9), Edwin White, one of the clerks at the Navy Yard, Gosport. A native of England, he had been a resident of this country for many years

3. Audit: His estate was audited, 15 May 1843, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 317 Audit of Estae fo Edwin White, deceased -Mary Annn White, Admin. Mentions paid Ransine White actt., coffin $19, sale of four negros brought $500.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 33 F    i. Mary Hodges Manning White [135] 306,307,318 was born on 1 Aug 1836 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,75,306,307,318 died on 16 Jul 1890 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 108,318,319,320 at age 53, and was buried on 18 Jul 1890 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.318,319,321

+ 34 F    ii. Rose Hannah Edwin White [136] 322,323 was born on 2 May 1837 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,75,324,325 died on 4 Sep 1915 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA 322 at age 78, and was buried in Sep 1915 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.326

Mary next married James William Mathews [152] 111,328 [MRIN: 66], son of Lodowick Mathews [1] and Barbara Smith [107], on 10 Oct 1847 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 75.,116 James was born from 1815 to 1816 in North Carolina 328,329,330 and died on 15 Nov 1880 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 75,329 at age 64.

Marriage Notes: "Married in Gosport." 75

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Relatives: Sep 1847. His sister Susan married the previous month.

2. Marriage Bond: 10 Oct 1847, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 331 The day of the bond is unreadable on the copy. James W. Mathews & William Outten made the bond. Mary is listed as Mrs. Mary A. A. White (a widow). She was three years older than her husband. William Outten was the husband of her sister, Margaret.

3. Marriage-Minister's Returns: James W. Mathews to Mary Ann A. White, 10 Oct 1847, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 332 This certifies that the following named persons were joined together in the Holy State of matrimony according to the right & ceremonies of the Methodist Episcopal Church and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia at the time state by me.
James W. Mathews and Mary Ann A. White married 10 October 1847
George M. Bain, elder
Methodist E. Church South
Portsmouth, Va.
Sept. 14, 1849
Pet'd & Recorded

Noted events in his life were:

1. Property: house in Gosport, 2 Apr 1850, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 333 James W. Mathews & Mary Ann Amelia, his wife, mortgage house to Portsmouth Saving Fund Society ($700.00) (property described in Book 77: 337, 2 April 1850)--Later deeds show son selling land 18 July 1887 to Lyons.

2. Census: U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 334 James Mathews, age 33, male, ship carpenter, born in North Carolina
Mary A. Mathews, age 35, born in Virginia
Mary H. Mathews, age 14, female, born in Virginia, attends school
Rose E. Mathews, age 13, female, born in Virginia, attends school
James M. Mathews, age 2, male, born in Virginia
*daughters, Mary H. & Rose E. are actually the daughters of Mary A. Mathews first husband, Edwin White

3. Occupation: ship carpenter, 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 330

4. Note: 1854, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 335 No record of election to Portsmouth City Council

5. Occupation: supervisor for the building of the sloop of war Constellation, 2 Aug 1854, Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 336 Argus--2 August 1854
The sloop of war Constellation--This vessel, now ready for launching at the Gosport Navy Yard, presents to the eye a structure of strength and capacity scarcely equalled in our Navy, in any vessel below a first-class frigate. Below, we give her dimensions and armament:
Length of the load water line--- 176' 5"
Length of the spar deck---- 182'
Length over-all----- 201' 6"
Depth of spar deck---- 28'
Beam, extreme--- 42' 2"
Height between gun deck & spar deck------ 6'
Height between berth & gun deck----- 5' 9 '
Tonnage-----1400
On her gun deck she has twenty-four ports, but will only mount twenty guns, sixteen of 68 pounders, and four long 32 pounders.
On her spar deck forward and aft. she will mount two 10-inch shell guns on pivots, carrying a ball weighing 120 pounds.
Her spars will be about the same as a second-class frigate, her main yard being 90 feet in length.
Her fastenings are of the strongest kind, her timbers unexceptionable. She takes her name from the old frigate Constellation, and has some of her timbers. It is perhaps worthy of remark, that her bolts, instead of being simply driven into the wood, are passed entirely through her timbers and rivetted, leaving no possible chance for the bolts to draw. This part of the work has been done under the supervision of James W. Mathews, Esq.
Mr. John L. Porter, the Master Ship Builder, who has supervised the construction of this sloop-of-war, may well be proud of his creation, for the Constellation will be the model sloop-of-war of the world.
She is to be launched on the 25th ist.----Portsmouth Globe

6. Election: City Council and served with his brother-in-law, Apr 1855, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 250,337 April 9,1855 - MAYORALITY ELECTION, Portsmouth.
D. D. Fiske, American Party: 1st ward, 304; 2nd ward, 282.
J. S. White, Democratic Party: 1st Ward, 207; 2nd ward 229.
Fiske majority 150.

Beacon--April 9, 1855
COMMON COUNCIL. - Geo. W. Pette, Jos. N. Schoolfield, James W. Mathews, C. W. Murdaugh, Geo. R. Snead, James Guy, A. J. Manning, Robert T. Scott, Geo. S. Thompson, Isaac V. Pratt, Holt Wilson, Winchester Watts, JOseph H. Porter

Election of Council 1855. An election was held by the Sheriff of Norfolk County, at the Court House & Town Hall on the first Saturday in April 1855 for thirteen councilmen of the Town of Portsmouth, for the ensuing year which resulted in the election of the following gentlemen, viz:...James W. Mathews....Absolum J. Manning (brother of James Mathew's wife Maryanne.
On motion of J. V. Pratt, the appointments were left to the chair who announced the committees to consist as follows: Committee on Public Property...Jas. W. Mathews

7. Election: Common Council, 9 Apr 1855, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 338 Beacon--April 9, 1855
Common Council--Geo. W. Peete, Jos. N. Schoolfield, James W. Mathews, C. W. Murdaugh, Geo. R. Snead, James Guy, A. J. Manning, Robert T. Scott, Geo. S. Thompson, Isaac V. Pratt, Holt Wilson, Winchester Watts, Joseph H. Porter

8. Election: City Sergeant, May 1855, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 339 Elected while serving on City Council

9. Present: Meeting of City Council, 1 May 1855, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 340

10. Election: unanimously elected town sergeant, 4 Jun 1855, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 341 Argus--7 June 1855
James W. Mathews was unanimously elected Town Sergeant of Portsmouth, by the board of Common Council at their meeting Monday night.

11. Employment: City Sergeant, 5 Jun 1855, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 342 Posted security. The William Outten mentioned in the reference was probably his sister-in-law Margaret W. Manning's husband.

12. Employment: City Sergeant, 15 Jun 1855, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 343 Posted $1, 000 bond for appointment as City Sergeant

13. Employment: Town Sergeant, 8 Jul 1855, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 344 Enforced quaranteen of Steamship Ben Franklin that caused Yellow Fever epidemic in Portsmouth

14. Note: 6 May 1856, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 335 **Cary F. Grimes (Capt of Grimes Battery during Civil War) elected Town Sergeant
Meeting May 6, 1856 (lots of new council members) Next in order being the election of town sergeant, Jas. W. Mathews present incumbent stated that he had made no application because his bond does not expire until June. (This unclear) application werer read from Mssers. John P. Minter, Cary F. Grimes, naming his securities and Messers. James Thompkins and Oney H. Edwards. Mr. Thompson moved the vote be recorded. Agreed to and the question being called for resulted in the following vote, viz: for Grimes 8, for Minter 2, for Tompkins 1. Cary F. Grimes was declared duly elected Town Sergeant for the ensuing year. Meeting August 5, 1856. Police officer salary $33.33/mo + $1 per arrest. 4 officers.

15. Election: City Sergeant, 17 Nov 1858, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 345

16. Note: He owned a slave that died, 5 Nov 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 346 Slave: Leah Race: colored Sex: female
Date of Death: 5 November 1859
Place of Birth: Portsmouth
Owner: Jas. W. Mathews
Informant: from owner

17. Census: U.S., 1860, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 347 Jas. W. Mathews, age 43, male, occupation: contractor, value of real estate: 2,000, value of personal property: 1,000; born in Va.
Mary A. Mathews, age 43, female, born in Va.
Mary C. Mathews, age 21, female, born in Va.
Rosa Mathews, age 20, female, born in Va.
James Mathews, age 11, male, born in Va., attends school

18. Occupation: contractor, 1860, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 304

19. Ended Law Case: Sued, 1 Jan 1861, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 348 W. H. Morris sues James W. Mathews and James G. Hodges because they did not yet pay the $150 owed him for the hire of the negro Jeffrey for the year 1861

20. Census: U.S., 1870, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 349 He and his wife Mary Ann were living in the same househould with Mary Ann's daughter Rosa Kenney and her family; and her daughter Mary Cassell and her family.

James W. Mathews, age 52, male, white, occupation: wharf builder, born in Va.

21. Occupation: wharf builder, 1870, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 350

22. Note: 1876, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 351 Not on Council

23. Election: City Council, 2 Jul 1877, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 352

24. Employment: City Councilman, 5 Oct 1877, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 353

25. Employment: City Councilman, 1878, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.

26. Employment: City Councilman, 19 May 1879, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 354 Also on June 18

27. Note: 1 Jul 1879, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 354 Not elected to Council. He died 16 mos later

28. Census: U.S., 1 & 2 June 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 328 James W. Mathews, white, male, age 60, married, occupation: carpenter, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Mary Ann Mathews, white, female, age 67, wife, married, occupation: keeping house, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
James Mathews, white, male, age 32, son, married, occupation: carpenter, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Martha Mathews, white, female, age 29, wife, married, occupation: keeping house, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Willie Mathews, white, male, age 2, son, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Maggius Manning, white, female, age 20, grand-niece, single, insane, born in Va.,father born in Va., mother born in Va.

29. Occupation: carpenter, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 328

30. Residence: Gosport, 1850-1880, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 355 "Gosport at that time was a fashionable place. The elite of the city lived there." Portsmouth People by John Forman, written in 1890.
From Portsmouth Star, March 14, 1911 and succeeding issues. Found in "Some Fugitive Items of Portsmouth and Norfolk County History," compiled by John C. Emerson, 1948; in Portsmouth City Library.

31. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 328

32. Note: He died intestate, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. See deed of son.

33. Relatives: Henry Curtis, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. Kin to Henry Curtis. Need reference.

34. Obituary: 15 Nov 1880. Died November 15th, 1880, James W. Mathews at his residence on corner of Henry and 2nd St. [in the Gosport section of Portsmouth] Mr. Mathews was City Sargeant of this City during the yellow fever epidemic of 1855. He was also an active member of the Howard Association and rendered valuable service. He was, up to a few years before his death, a member of the City Council which as in everything required of him he performed his duty faithfully. His loss will be deeply mourned by many. He leaves a widow and one son, M. J. Mathews of this city. He was in his 65th year.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 35 M    i. Mathew James Mathews [143] 356,357 was born on 14 Nov 1848 in North Carolina,321,356 died on 28 Jan 1909 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 356,358,359,360 at age 60, and was buried on 31 Jan 1909 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.321,356,359,360

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16. Mary Hodges Manning [230] 139,140,155 was born in 1836 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 139,140,156 and died about 1879 156,157 about age 43.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: 1850 U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 139

2. Residence: Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 139

3. Residence: her mother and stepfather's (who was also her uncle) residence, 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 140

4. Census: 1860 U.S., Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

5. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

6. Residence: her mother and stepfather's residence, with her son Harry E. Riell. She is noted as "insane.", 1870, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 363 Is her husband dead or away. Three year old son b. in Florida.

7. Census: 31 Aug 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 145 Mary H. Riell, age 32, female, white, lives with her father, born in Va., insane

8. Appointment of Committee: 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 364 Saturday, November 15, 1873
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
The Court doth appoint James D. Brady Committee of Mary H. Riell, a lunatic confined in the Eastern Lunatic Asylum at Williamsburg, Va., whereupon the said James D. Brady appeared in Court, made oath as the law directs and together with George W. Fauth, his surety (who justified an oath as to his sufficiency) entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of six hundred dollars, with condition according to law, which bond is ordered to be recorded.
1873 Nov. 15th--Certified to the First Auditor and Board of Directors

9. Estate: 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 365 Saturday, November 15, 1873
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
The Court doth certify upon satisfactory proof adduced before it, that Mary H. Riell, a lunatic confined in the Eastern Lunatic Asylum at Williamsburg, Va., has a child, Harry E. Riell, living in Portsmouth, Va., solely dependent upon the estate of this mother, the said Mary H. Riell, for support, which fact is ordered to be certified to the Director of the said Asylum, with the recommendation of the Court that the estate of the said Mary H. Riell be released from any claim the said Asylum may have upon the said estate for the maintenance or care of said lunatic.
1873 November 15th certified to the First Auditor and Board of Directors of the Asylum

10. Chancery suit: received 1/5 proceeds of settlement, 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 276 *this from the sale of house & lot located at the intersection of Washington & Clifford Streets in Portsmouth, Va.
Amount being $272.42
Was the former home of mother, Sophronia S. W. Manning, dec'd

11. Account of Estate: 27 Jun 1874, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 366 At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth began and held at the Court House of said city on Thursday, August 6th 1874
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
An Account of James D. Brady, Committee of the Estate of Mary H. Riell a person of unsound mind, filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court June 27th 1874, by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of Accounts, was examined and confirmed by the Court, and ordered to be recorded, there being no exceptions thereto.--Recorded

12. Account of Estate: 27 Jun 1874, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 367 Mary H. Riel, a person of unsound mind
In acct with with J. D. Brady Committe
24 Nov 1873
By cash from G. F. Edwards spl Commissioner in siut of Manning etc vs Manning ect 1/5 of net proceeds of sale of house and lot $272.42
2 Dec 1873
By 1/5 of $33.75 amt of rent of house 6.75
15 Nov 1873
To paid for qualification 3.00
To paid for copy of papers & postage 1.25
To paid G. F. Edwards 1/5 attorney's fee 8.67
20 Nov 1873
To paid for making clothes 2.55
To paid for postage .18
21 Nov 1873
To paid Tart & Co. shoes for Harry 3.85
22 Nov 1873
To paid J. C. Kaufman's bill 9.39
To paid C. C. Edwards dry good for Harry 4.43
To paid sundries for Harry .50
25 Nov 1873
To paid J. G. Orphelia dry goods for Harry 2.00
29 Nov 1873
To paid Mrs. E. Bourdett har for Harry 1.25
To paid dry goods for Harry 1.03
5 Dec 1873
To paid her 1/5 of mrs. Hammill's bill 3.89
24 Dec 1873
To paid Mrs. J. N. Gray tuition for Harry x.30
6 Feby 1874
To paid Mrs. I. N. Gray tuition for Harry 1.00
2 Mch 1874
To paid for board etc 10.00
7 Mch 1874
To paid Mrs. I. N. Gray tuition 1.00
16 Mch 1874
To paid for clothing for Mrs. Riel 15.00
3 April 1874
To paid for clothing for Harry 10.00
Retained to pay Commr of Court 5.00
Retained to pay Clerk of Court 1.50
Balance due ward 192.38
$279.17 $279.17
3 April 1874
Balance due ward brot down $192.38
Office of Commmissioner of Accounts
Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, Va. June 15th 1874
To the Hon'l C. W. Hill Judge of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth,
Your Commissioner reports to the Court that James D. Brady Committee of Mary H. Reill exhibited before said Commissioner a statement of all the money which he had received become chargeable with or had disbursed from the time of his qualification to the 3rd day of April 1874, together with the vouchers for such disbursements. That the Commissioner embraced the said Committee in the list of fiduciaries, whose accounts were before him for settlement, which was posted at the front door of the Court House of said City on the 1st day of June term 1874, and on the date of this report (ten days having elapsed since said account was mentioned in said list) made up and completed the foregoing account and on the 3rd day of April 1874, finds a balance of one hundred and ninety two 38/100 dolls due estate of Mary H. Reil. The account is supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned.
Your Commissioner would report specially that Mary H. Reil is a person of unsound mind and is confined in the Insane Assylum at Williamsburg, Va. That Institution had a claim upon her estate for support etc. but on the application of James D. Brady Committee, The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors at a meeting held in the City of Williamsburg Thursday November 20th 1873, released all claim upon the same in order that it might be appropriated, towards the support of Harry Reil infant son of said Mary H. Reil. Your Comm'r reports specially that the Committee declined to charge Commissions on receipts. Your Commissioner has examined and finds that the Committee has given such bond as the law directs and in a penalty and with securities sufficient . Given under my hand as Commissioner of Accounts on the day and year first aforesaid.
G. F. Edward, Commi'r
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held August 6th 1874.
An account of James D. Brady Committee of the Estate of Mary H. Reil, a person if unsound mind filed in the Clerk's Office of said Court June 27th 1874, by G. F. Edwards, Commissioner of Accounts was examined and confirmed by the Court and ordered to be recorded, there being no exceptions thereto.
Teste: Jas. D. Brady c.c.

13. Account of Estate: 1 Mar 1876, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 366 Friday, May 12th 1876
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
An Account of James D. Brady, Committee of the Estate of Mary H. Riell, filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court March 1st 1876, by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of Accounts, was examined and confirmed by the Court there being no exceptions thereto and ordered to be recorded.

14. Account of Estate: 12 May 1876, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 367 Estate of Mary H. Riell
In acct. with James D. Brady, Committee
4 April 1872
Bal. due estate this day per last report $192.38
To paid Mrs. Gray, tuition for Harry $1.00
7 May 1874
To paid Mrs. Gray, tuition for Harry 1.00
27 May 1874
To paid S. P. Manning, board etc 5.00
7 June 1874
To paid Mrs. Gray tuition, books for Harry 1.15
26 June 1874
To paid S. P. Manning board, etc for Harry 5.00
6 July 1874
To paid Mrs. Gray tuition etc for Harry 1.00
29 July 1874
To paid S. P. Manning, board etc for Harry 5.00
17 Aug 1874
To paid S. P. Manning board etc for Harry 5.00
2 Sept 1874
To paid Mrs. Gray tuition for Harry 1.00
1 Oct 1874
To paid S. P. Manning board, clothing etc 10.00
31 Oct 1874
To paid Mrs. Gray tuition etc for Harry 1.20
24 Oct 1874
To paid Mrs. Gray tuition etc for Harry 1.00
To paid S. P. Manning board etc for Harry 5.00
24 Dec 1874
To paid Mrs. Gray tuition etc for Harry .75
26 Jany 1875
To paid S. P. Manning board etc for Harry 5.00
26 Feby 1875
To paid Mrs. Gray tuition for Harry 1.00
27 Mch 1875
To paid Mrs. Gray tuition etc for Harry 1.24
30 Mch 1875
To paid D. M. F. Daughtrey, ex teeth for Harry 1.00
23 Apl 1875
To paid S. P. Manning, board etc 10.00
28 Apl 1875
To paid Mrs. Gray tuition, etc 1.00
29 Apl 1875
To paid S. P. Manning, board etc 10.00
2 June 1875
To paid Mrs. Gray, tuition for Harry 1.00
26 June 1875
To piad Mrs. Gray, tuition for Harry 1.00
10 July 1875
To paid S. P. Manning, board for Harry 5.00
To paid Tart & Co. for shoes 2.25
To paid books etc .50
Amts carr'd fow'd $82.05 $192.38
Amts brot fow'd $82.05 $192.38
18 Sep
To paid S. P. Manning, board for Harry 5.00
6 Oct
To paid Mrs. Gray,tuition for Harry 1.00
13 Oct
To paid Tart & Co. for shoes for Harry 1.75
6 Nov
To paid mrs. Gray tuition for Harry 1.30
4 Dec
To paid Mrs. E. T. Blamire to purchase clothing etc 10.00
6 Dec
To paid Mrs. Gray, tuition .75
13 Sept
To paid for books .35
31 Dec
To retained to pay Comm'r of Court 6.00
To retained to pay Clerk of Court 2.00
By estimated interest to date 14.50
Bal due Estate 96.68
$206.88 $206.88
31 Dec 1875
Bal due estate this day brot down $96.68
Office of Commissioner of Accounts of
the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, Va. Feby 21st '76
To the Hon'l C.W. Hill Judge of the
Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Your Commissioner reports to Court that James D. Brady, Committee of the Estate of Mary H. Reill, a person of unsound mind, exhibited before your commissioner a statement of all the money which he as such committee had received, become chargable with or had disbursed from the 4th day of April 1874, to the 31st day of December 1875 together with the vouchers for such disbursements. That your commissioner embrace the said Committee in the list of fiduciaries whose accounts were before him for settlement which was posted at the front door of the Court House of said city as directed by law, and on the date of this report ten days having elapsed since said account was mentioned in said list, made up and completed the foregoing account and on the 31st day of December 1875 finds a balance due from the Committee to the estate of ninety six 68/100 dollars the account is supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned.
Your Commissioner reports specially that Mrs. Reill is a person of unsound mind and is confined in the Insane Assylum at Williamsburg, Va., which institution had a claim on the estate for support etc, but in application of the Committee Jas. D. Brady the executive Committee of the Board of Directors, on the 20th day of November 1873 released all claim to the same in order that it might be appropriated toward the support of Harry Riell, infant son of said Mary H. Riell. Your Commissioner has examined and finds that the Committee has given such bond as the law requires, and in a penalty and with securities sufficient.
Given under my hand as Commr of Accounts of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, on the day and year aforesaid.
G. F. Edwards, Comr
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth the 12th May 1876.
An account of James D. Brady, Committee of the Estate of Mary H. Reill, filed in the Clerks Office of this Court March 1st 1876, was examined & confirmed by the Court and ordered to be recorded, there being no exceptions thereto.
Teste: Jas. D. Brady, c.c.

15. Account of Estate: 24 May 1878, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 367 The Estate of Mary H. Reil
In acct with J. D. Brady Committee
31 Dec. 1875
Bal due est this day per report of Commissioner $96.68
21 January 1876
To pd Dr. Daughtery, extracting teeth for Harry .50
17 Feby 1876
To pd Mrs. Fannie Blamire, board for Harry 5.00
21 Feby 1876
To pd C. Byer, hat for Harry 1.75
8 May 1876
To pd for book for Harry .50
27 May 1876
To pd Mrs. Fannie Blamire board etc for Harry 10.00
25 July 1876
To pd Mrs. Fannie Blamire board etc for Harry 10.00
25 Oct 1876
To pd Mrs. Fannie Blamire board etc for Harry 20.00
28 Apl 1878
To pd Mrs. Fannie Blamire board etc for Harry 20.00
20 Dec 1878
To pd Mrs. Fannie Blamire board etc for Harry 20.00
31 Dec 1878
To pd Commr of Court 5.00
To pd Clerk of Court 1.50
By estimated interest 3.50
To paid mrs. Blamire Guardian of Harry Riel
balance in hand 5.93
$100.18 $100.18
Office of Commissioner of Accounts
of the Court of Hustings for the City
of Portsmouth, Ports, Va. May 29th 1878
To the Hon'l C. W. Hill, Judge of said court
Your Commissioner reports to court that James D. Brady, Committee of Mary H. Reil, exhibited before him a statement of all the money which he as such committee had received, become chargeable with or had disbursed from the date of his last report to the 31st day of December 1877 together with the vouchers for such disbursements. That your Commissioner embraced the said Committee in the list of fiduciaries, whose accounts were before him for settlement, which was posted at the front door of the Court House as required by law, and on the date of this report, ten days having elapsed since said account was mentioned in said list, made up and completed the foregoing account and on the 31st day of December 1877, find a balance due the estate of $593 which has been paid over to Mrs.Fannie Blamire who has qualified as the Guardian of Harry Reil son of said Mary H. Reil, said Mary H. Reil being a person of unsound mind, confined in the Williamsburg Insane Assylum, by an order of the board of directors of said Institution referred to in a former account, the said Committee was authorized to expend said estate on the support of Harry Reil. The accounts supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned. Given under my hand as Commissioner of Accounts of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the day & year aforesaid.
G. F. Edwards, Commr
Rec'd of J. D. Brady Committee of Mary H. Reil $5.93/100 bal in his hands Decr 31st 1877 as appears by Commissioner Report, as such committee
Apl 8th 1878
C. F. Blamire
Guardian of Harry Reil
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held on the 5th day of September 1878. The foregoing account of James D. Brady Committee of the Estate of Mary H. Reil, filed in the Clerks Office of this Court on the 29th May 1878 by G. F. Edwards, Commissioner of Accounts, was examined and confirmed by the Court--no exceptions being filed thereto--and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Geo. O'N Palmer
By A. W. Harvey, d.c.

16. Health: Eastern Lunatic Asylum, 1878, Williamsburg, Williamsburg (city), Virginia, USA. 157 **Inmate in the Eastern Lunatic Asylum. Unable to care for orphan son, Henry E. Riell.

17. Fiduciary account: Sep 1878, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 368 September Term 1878

The following fiduciary accounts filed in the Clerk's Office of this court by G. F. Edwards, Commissioner of Accounts, viz: James D. Brady, guardian of Fanny Manning, filed May 29th 1878; James D. Brady, guardian of M. W. Manning, filed may 29th 1878, James D. Brady, Committee of estate of Mary H. Reil, (lunatic) filed May 29th 1878; J. O. Bailey, administrator of estate of Eliza Bailey, deceased: Geo L. Neville, executor of Mrs. Ann Drewrey, deceased, filed June 28th 1878; John H. Gayle, administrator, d.b.n. and curator of estate of Henry Buff, decease, filed 29th July 1878: were examined and confirmed by the court--no exceptions having been filed to any of said accounts and ordered to be recorded.

Mary married Lt. Robert B. Riell U.S.N. [650] 156,369 [MRIN: 263], son of Henry Edward Riell [651] and Anna Marie Barclay [652], on 20 Feb 1866 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 156.,158 Robert was born in 1820 in New York,370 died on 5 Feb 1869 in Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA 157,371 at age 49, and was buried on 8 Feb 1869 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.157 The cause of his death was Pleuro Pneumonia.157

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 20 Feb 1866, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 157 Marriage License
Virginia, City of Portsmouth to wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, orreligious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Robert B. Reill and Mary H. Manning.
Given under my hand as Clerk of the Court of Hustings of said city this 20th day of February 1878
Dempsey Nash, Clerk
Time of Marriage: February 20th, 1866 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of Parties: Robert B. Reill & Mary H. Manning
Age of Husband: 45 years
Age of Wife: 29 years
Condition of Husband: widowed
Condition of Wife; single
Husband's Birth Place: New York
Wife's Birth Place: Norfolk County, Va.
Husband's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Wife's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Parents: Henry & Anna Reill
Wife's Parents: Wm. B. & Sophronia W. Manning
Occupation of Husband: Lieut in U.S. Navy
Given under my hand this 20th day of February 1866
Dempsey Nash, Clerk
Minister's Return of Marriage
I certify, that on the 20th day of February 1866 at Portsmouth, Va., I united in marriage the above named and described parties, under authority of the annexed license.
N. A. OKesen

State of Virginia
City of Portsmouth, to wit:
I, Geo. O. N. Palmer, Clerk of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, State of Virginia, do certifiy that the within is a true transcript from the records of said Court.
In testimony whereof I hereto set my hand and affix the seal of said Court this 6th day of March 1878, in the 102nd year of the Commonwealth.
Geo. O. N. Palmer, Clerk
Marriage Feby 20/66

2. Marriage: 20 Feb 1866, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 157 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
This is to certify that on the 20th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six at Portsmouth, Virignia.
I joined together in Holy Matrimony, Robert B. Reill (U.S. Navy) and Mary H. Manning according to the rites of the Protestant Episcopal Church, the the United States of American, and in conformity with the laws of the State of Virginia.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto affixed my name, this 13th day of February anno domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight.
N. A. OKeson
Rector of S. H. Paul's Church
Norfolk, Virginia

Noted events in his life were:

1. Miliary Pension: U.S. Navy. 157 Widow's Division: Claim No. 2054
Soldier: Robert B. Riell

National Archives Navy Dependents
Original No. 2051
Applicant: Henry E. Reill, child of
Veteran: Robert B. Reill

Naval Asylum, Phila: Sept 27, 1864
Sir:
In obedience to your orders of June 5, 1864, we have made a careful personal examination of Lieut. Robert B. Reill and having considered the voluminous evidence in his case, respectfully report:
1st: That his constitution is impaired and that he is deficient in powers of endurence; that this condition is the result of derangement of the digestive organs to which he has for a long time been subject and to which he has been frequently incapaciated for duty. He is not, therefore, in our opinion physically qualified to perform all his duties at sea.
2nd: The disability will probably be permanent
3rd: In our opinion it originated in the line of duty, from causes insisent to sea service
4th: We do no recommend him for promotion.
Very respectfully
Your obedient servants,
James M. Greene, Presdt of Naval Med. Board
J. M. Holtz, Surgeon, U.S. N.
A. A. Henderson, Surgeon, U.S.N.
Albert Schriner, Surgeon
Stan Gideon Willis
Secretary of the Navy

U. S. Frigate Potomac
Off. Navy Yard, Pensacola, Fla.
June 6th, 1866
My dear Mother,
The evening I parted with you and my kind old father, it was with the full conviction I should see you both again before my departure, but circumstances (as they often do) intervened, and prevented the realization of my fondest wishes; yet though such was the case, neither of you were for one moment forgotten, and I then, as I now do, wished that I was so situated that my home could be one, for both you and my dear old father.
After a pleasant though some what tedious trip of eight days, myself and wife reached New Orleans, and she having suffered considerably from the effect of sea sickness, I was obliged to remain there for a few days, for the 1st (?) before starting for Pensacola; the point from which I now write you, and which is much changed since I was last here. The Yard having sadly demolished by the burning it received at the hands of the Rebbs.
I am stationed on board U. S. Frigate "Potomac" and being relieved only in the evening; Mary is necassarily much alone, she says she heartily echoes my wishes that our home could be one for us all. The climate here though changeable is pleasant, owing to the near vicincity to the sea; we have however considering the season no father advances, some quite violent storms, which plays sad havoc with the little frail tenements of the adjacent towns. There being but a small market here; either for produce or merchandise, and receiving it mostly from New Orleans, goods are of course exorbitant.
Where did you see sister and her husband; I should have liked to have seen them both when in New York, but my time was too limited to do so; Please give my love to them both and also remember me to Cyrus, wife, and all who are interested in me and mine. I received a letter a few days since from Bob but have not as yet heard from Nate.
My wife joins me with love to you and father, I should be so delighted to receive a letter from both or either of you.
Affectionately your son
Robert B. Riell
1st Lieut. & Executive Offr

Declaration of Guardian of Minor Children for Pension, Under Act of July 25, 1866
State of Virginia, City of Norfolk
On this 13th day of February A. D. 1878, personally appeared before me (1) Clerk of U.S. District Court East Dist. of Va.
Cornelia Francis Blamire, aged 51 years, a resident of Portsmouth, in the County of Norfolk and State of Virginia, and whose Post Office address is Portsmouth in the County and State aforesaid, who being duly sworn according to law, doth on oath make the following declaration, as Guardian of the minor child of Robert B. Reill deceased, in order to obtain the benefits of the provision made by the second section of the act of Congress approved July 25, 1866, increasing pensions to widows and orphans. he further declares that she is the Guardian of Henry Edgar Reill whose father was a Captain in United States Navy in the war of 1861, and that the said Robert B. Reill died at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia in consequence of disease contracted in the service; that the mother of the child aforesaid: Mary H. Reill is now an inmate of the insane asylum at Williamsburg, Virginia and is incapable of taking chage of the said child and that the date of birth of said ward is as follows: 9th day of November 1866.
She further declares that the parents of the said ward were married at Portsmouth in the County of Norfolk and State of Virginia, on the 20th day of February 1866 by Rev. O. N. OKeson and that the maiden name of the mother Mary H. Manning.
My Post Office address is as follows: Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia
I hereby constitute and appoint John F. Dezendorf of Norfolk, Va. my true and lawful attorney to prosecute this my claim, with full power of substitution and revocation, and to obtain the Pension Certificate that may be issued.
Cornelia Francis Blamire
Certificate of Witnesses
Also personally appeared Mary E. Royalty and E. B. Blamire residents of Portsmouth, Norfolk in the County and State aforesaid, persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn, say that they were present and saw Cornelia Francis Blamire sign her name to the foregoing declaration; and they further swear that they have every reason to believe, from the appearance of the applicant and their acquaintance with her that she is the identical person she reporesents herself to be, and that they have no interest in the prosecution of the claim.
Miss Mary E. Royalty
E. B. Blamire
Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 13th day of February A. D. 1878, and I certify that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim; and further that I have read to the affects the foregoing affidavits before they made oath to the same.
L. Z. Tould
Depy. Clk of Dist. Court
Norfolk, Va.
Declaration of Guardian of Minor Children for Pension
Act July 25, 1866
Claim of Cornelia Francis Blamire
Guardian of Minor Child of Captain Robert B. Riell
U.S. Navy
Cert. of death
Filed by: John F. Dezendorf, Attorney
85 Main St., Norfolk, Va.

State of Virginia, City of Williamsburg: to wit:
In the mattier of C. F. Blamire, applying for pension as guardian of Henry Reil, son of Capt. Reil late of the U.S. Navy, deceased.
Personally came before my C.C. Dixon Deputy Clerk of the Court of the County of James City & the City of Williamsburg, H. Black, Physician & Superintendent of the Eastern Lunatic Asylum at Williamsburg, Va., who, being by me duly sworn, declares that Mrs. Mary H. Reil, mother of Henry Reil, and widow of the late Capt. Reil, is now an inmate of the said Eastern Lunatic Asylum, and that her condition is such that she is not capable of taking charge of the said child.
H. B. Black
Sowrn to and subscribed before me this 5th day of March 1878, and I further certify that I have no interest in said claim.
Charles C. Dixon, Deputy Clerk
Ct. for James City Co. & City Wmsburg

April 4, 1878
Hon. Commis. of Pen.
Washington, D.C.
Sir:
I have the (?) herewith (?0 of Cornelia Francis Blamire, guardian of said child of Capt. Robert B. Reill U.S. Navy for pension
also Marriage Certf of Robert B. Reill
Marriage license
Priest certif.
Certificate of Physican & Supt. of Eastern Lunatic Asylum of (?) insanity of Mary H. Reill widow of Robt. B. Reill & mother of minor
Certificate of appointment of Mrs. Blamire as guardian
I have the honor to request that this case may be considered as shown as the (?) of the Dept. will present.
I am Sir
Respy your
John F. Degendorf
Att. for Cornelia Francis Blamire

Minor's Brief: April 22, 1878
Claim No: 201
Soldier: Robert B. Riell
Submitted for final action: April 20, 1878
by Lewis C. White, Ex'r

Original Pension of Minor Children
Henry E. Riell, Child of Robert B. Riell, Captian, U.S.Navy
Guardian: Cornelia Francis Blamire
Residence of Guardian: Norfolk County and State of Va.
Post Office: Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Va.
Attorney: John T. Degendorf, Norfolk, Va.
By former marriage: none
By last marriage: Henry Edgar, born Nov. 9, 1866
Sixteen: 8, 1882
Payments on all former certificates covering any portion of the same time to be deducted.
Rejected: April 20, 1878, Lewis C. White, Examiner
Approved: April 22, 1878, L. Holtzlander, Reviewer
Dates Shown by Papers
Enlistment: Sept. 5, 1835
Muster into Rank: Sept. 5, 1835
Discharge: none
Death: Feby. 5, 1869
No Widow's app. filed
No Widow paid--widow is in the insane asylum
Cause of Death: pneumonia Place of Death: Norfolk, Va.
Minor's app. filed: April 6, 1878
Guardian appointed: Feby. 7, 1878
Death of former wife: not stated
Last marriage: Feby. 20, 1866
Widow living and insane
Rejected--widow living & soldier did not die of disease contracted in line of duty

Incidental Matter
Rejected as the child has no title to pension as long as the widow is living. Atty: in found
Testimony of Supt. of Asylum for the Insane shows that the widow is in the asylum insane.
Allegations of Guardian
Loyalty of Guardian: none allged
Loyalty of Wards: allged
Summary of Proof: Guardianship: letters in due form

Portsmouth, Va.
October 19, 1886
Hon. Commissioner of Pensions,
Dear Sir:
Being a son of the late Robert B. Reill, U.S. Navy, I beg leave to learn from you if I am entitled to a pension under the last Act of Congress relating to pensions. My father was appointed Midshipman from the State of New York in 1835, was Executive Officer of the U.S.S. "Portsmouth" in 1861, was promoted to rank of Captain in 1867, and has been Executive Officer of Norfolk Navy Yard. His last commission was received from President Andrew Johnson. He was taken sick in 1869 and died same year at Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va. I have given my papers to a lawyer of this city. He has had them eighteen months, and I have heard nothing concerning them. My mother has been dead seven years, and I have been informed that I can obtain her part of pension, as my father contracted his disease while on duty at the Pensacola Navy Yard. My mother was never married after his death. Please inform me if it would be to my advantage to go to Washington.
Very respectfully,
Harry E. Reill

Navy Department, Washington 20 November 1886
In answer to your letter of the 12th inst. I have the honor to inform you that the following is the history of service of the late Robert B. Reill, U.S. Navy, subscenquent to 1861.
Oct. 22, 1861 he was detached from the Portsmouth and granted 2 weeks leave of absence.
Dec. 12, 1861, ordered to the Lancaster; Aug. 3, 1863, detached and placed on waiting orders.
April 2, 1864 ordered to the Wabash; June 29, 1864 ordered to Medical examinator under Act of April 21, 1864.
Sept. 24, (missing page)

J. J. Murphy, Eq. C. Clerk
Capt. Riley, C.O.D.
Please send the surveys referred to by surgeon general.
For use in claim of Henry E. Riel, child of Robert B. Riel, No. 2051
J. B. Cail
March 25/87

Navy Department, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Washington, March 19, 1887
Sir:
In reply to your communication of december 7, 1886, relative to the disability of Robert B. Reill (Captain) U.S. Navy, you are informed that the records of this Bureau show as follows, viz:
"Portsmouth" --admitted October 29, 1859, debility origins not stated, discharged Nov. 11, 1859.
Admitted July 24, 1860, Catorstine, origins not stated, discharged July 31, 1860.
Admitted May 1, 1861, Hepatse derangement, origins not stated, discharged May 30, 181.
Admitted July 18, 1861, General debitily from an anemic condition of system. (?0 origin not stated, discharged August 5, 1861
"Lancaster" --admitted April 20, 1862, Rhininatisinase acutue, complains of severe pain in right side, origin not stated, discharged May 5, 1862. Surveyed August 1, 1863 a copy of which was furnished to Pension Office August 29, 1863.
"Wabash"--admitted June 25, 1864, Chalina Morbuses?, origins not stated, discharged June 28, 1864. A copy of report of medical survey held at Philadelphia September 27, 1864, was furnished to Pension Office September 29, 1864.
"Naval Hospital" (Norfolk)--admitted February 3, 1869 from Navy Yard, Norfolk, affected with Pleuro Pneumonia, Hospital tests states "There is no evidence of origins in line of duty, & no time on no duty for a long time, & therefore, disease was not contracted in line of duty. Died February 5, 1869, Certificate of Death was furnished to Pension Office, February 9, 1869. The Journals of the (?0 visit & station afford no information.
Enclosures (1) one returned.
Very Respectfully
F. M. Grinnell
Surgeoin General U.S.N.

Navy Department, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Washington, June 14, 1887
Sir:
In reply to your communication of March 29, 1887, relative to the disability of Robert B. Riell (Captain) U.S. Navy, you are informed that as requested, copies of reports of medical survey in his case are hereinto furnished.
Enclosure (1) returned.
Very respectfully etc.
F. M. Grinnell
Surgeon General, U.S. Navy
Hon. Commissioner of Pensions
Claim No. 2051

Navy Department
Washington, July 20th, 1887
Sir:
I answer to your letter of the 29th ultimo, I have the honor to inform you that the following is the record of service of Robert B. Riell late Cap't U.S. Navy,prior to March 4, 1861.
September 2nd. 1835, he was appointed a Midshipman in the Navy; was then on board "Brandywine"; April 25, 1837, he was detached. Oct'r 5 1837, ordered to the "John Adams"; June 24, 1840, detached and granted leave. Oct'r 8, 1840, permitted to the Naval School, at Philadelphia, June 3, 1841, ordered to examination for promotion. June 29, 1841 promoted to Passed Midshipman. Nov'r 26, 1841, ordered to the Hospital at Norfolk, Va. November 17, 1843, ordered to the Naval Rendezvous at Norfolk, Va; Feb' 14, 1844 detached and ordered to the "Pioneer"; March 7, 1844, detached and placed on waiting orders. March 12, 1844, ordered to the "Union"; March 26, 1844, detached and placed on waiting orders. April 19, 1844, ordered to the Naval Rendezvous, Norfolk, Va.; July 23, 1844, detached and granted leave. May 5, 1846, ordered to the "United States"; July 17, 1847, promoted to Master. May 14, 1848, promoted to Lieutenant. July 31, 1848, returned from the "United States" and granted leave. March 29, 1849, ordered to duty on the Coast Survey; Oct' 8, 1849, detached and placed on waiting orders. June 21, 1850, ordered to the "Michigan"; Aug' 14, 1850, detached and placed on waiting orders. Oct' 22, 1851, ordered to the "Portsmouth"; June 4, 1852, returned (sick). Aug' 5, 1852, ordered to the "Receiving, ship at Norfolk, Va.; June 18, 1853, detached and placed on waiting orders. Sep' 13, 1853, ordered to the "Albany"; May 13, 1854, detached and placed on waiting orders. Sep' 13, 1855, placed on the Reserved List. Oct' 15, 1855, granted permission to leave the United States. Jan'y 6, 1859, commissioned as Lieutenant, on the Active List, from March 14, 1848. April 20, 1859, ordered to the "Portsmouth"; April 2, 1960, detached from the "Vincennes" and placed on waiting orders. April 16, 1860, ordered to the African Squadron; Oct. 22, 1861 detached from the "Portsmouth" and granted leave.
(Claim 2051, Navy Widow L. C. W.)
By direction of the Secretary of the Navy
Very respectfully
Chief Clerk
Hon. John C. Black
Comm'r of Pensions, Washington, D.C.
W.W.

Navy Department, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Washington, D. C., Aug. 24th, 1887
Sir:
In reply to your communication of July 22d, 1887, related to the disability of Robert B. Riell, Captian U.S. Navy you are informed that the action of the Bureau shall ? further : that the Journals of the "Brandywine" and "John Adams" are not on file covering period of his service. That the Journals of the Hospital & Station, Philadelphia, Penn. offords no information in his case.
Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va., Admitted, July 19th, 1842, Chronic Gastistis and Enlualis?, orgin not stated. Discharged Nov. 4, 1842

Naval Rendezvous, Norfolk, Va. has no records on file from 1843-44.
"Pioneer" Journals only on file from March 29th to Oct. 18th, 1844 and these afford no information in his case.
"Union" Journals afford no information in his case.
"United States" admitted, July 20th, 1846, Debility discharged July 24th, 1846
Admitted, Nov. 9th, 1846, Debility discharged, Nov. 14th, 1846
Admitted, Aug. 9th, 1847, Dyspepsia discharged, Aug. 28th, 1847
Admitted, Aug. 30th, 1847 Debilitas discharged Sept. 13th, 1847
Admitted, Dec. 23d, 1847, Debilitas discharged, Dec. 25th, 1847
Admitted, Nov. 21st, 1848, Debilitas discharged, Mar. 28th, 1848. Origin not stated in any case
Coast Survey, as such, has no Journals on file
"Michigan", Admitted, July 19th, 1850 Hepatitis, origin not stated
Discharged, Aug. 2, 1850
"Portsmouth" has no Journals on file from Jany. 2d, 1851, to April 24th, 1856.
Receiving Ship, Norfolk, Va. has no Journals on file for 1852-53.
"Albany" has no Journals on file for 1853-54.
"Vinceines" Admitted, March 14th, 1860, Caustipatis. Origin not stated. Discharged, March 9th, 1860
Attention is called to Bureau's letter of March 19th, 1887, for the remainder of his history.
Enclosures (3) returned.
Very respectfully,
Acting Chief of Bureau
Claim: 2051
L.C.W.
Sept 29, 1864 he was placed on the Retired List, the same day he was detached from the "Wabash" and place on waiting orders.
Oct. 14, 1864, he was ordered to duty at the Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va.; April 18, 1866, detached and ordered to the Recg Ship "Potomac" at Pensacola, Fla.--
April 4, 1867, he was commissioned as Captain on the Retired List.
May 29, 1867, he was detached from the Recg Ship "Potomac" and placed on waiting orders.
Died at the Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va. on the 5th February 1869.
Claim # 2051, Navy minor--LCW
By direction of the Secretary of the Navy.
Very respectfully
Chief Clerk
Hon. John C. Black
Comm of Pensions
Washington, D.C.

2. Military: appointed a Midshipman in the Navy on board the "Brandywine", 2 Sep 1835. 157,372 Detached on April 25, 1837

U.S.S. Brandywine was a United States Navy 44-gun sailing frigate launched in 1825. From 1826 to 1851 the vessel made three cruses in the Mediterranean, and two in the Pacific as flagship; one to the Gulf of Mexico, East Indies, and Brazil.

No doubt Lt. Riell was involved with these cruises within the 2 years he was on board.

3. Military Enlistment: U.S. Navy, 5 Sep 1835. 157

4. Military: ordered to the "John Adams", 5 Oct 1837. 157,373 24 June 1840: detached and granted leave.

The U.S.S. John Adams sailed from Hampton Roads on 5 May 1838 on a cruise around the world accompanied by Columbia. Particular stress was placed on showing the flag in the East Indies where the United States enjoyed a prosperous and growing trade. Both ships arrived Rio de Janeiro 10 July but departed separately, John Adams sailing 25 July. She stopped at Zanzibar en route to Bombay, where she rejoined Columbia before pushing on to Goa and Colombo, Ceylon.

At the latter port the ships learned that natives at Soo-Soo, Sumatra, had attacked American ship Eclipse. The squadron immediately saitled to the scene of the incident, and bombarded the forts at Quallah Battoo to induce the Rajahs of Sumatra to agree to offer assistance and protection to American vessels. Before returning to Rio de Janeiro 23 April 1840, the squadron called at Singapore, Macao, Honolulu, Valparaiso, and Cape Horn.

John Adams finally arrived Boston about the middle of June where she was laid up until 1842.

5. Military: permitted to the Naval School, 8 Oct 1840, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 157 June 3, 1841: ordered to examination for promotion
June 29, 1841: promoted to Passed Midshipman

6. Military: ordered to the Depot of Charts, 26 Nov 1841. 157 July 13, 1842: detached

7. Military: ordered to the Hospital , 13 Juy 1842, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 157

8. Military: ordered to the Naval Rendezvous, 17 Nov 1843, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 157

9. Military: ordered to the "Pioneer", 14 Feb 1844. 157 March 7, 1844: detached and placed on waiting orders

10. Military: ordered to the "Union", 12 Mar 1844. 157 March 26, 1844: detached and placed on waiting orders

11. Military: ordered to the Naval Rendezvous, 19 Apr 1844, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 157 july 23, 1844: detached and granted leave

12. Military: ordered to the "United States", 5 May 1846. 157,374 Returned from the "United States" July 21, 1848 and granted leave.

The U.S.S. United States was recommissioned in Boston on 18 May 1846 and was detailed to the African Squadron for duty helping to suppress the illicit slave trade. United States joined the Mediterranean Squadron in 1847 and served in European waters until ordered hom late in 1848. She was decommissioned on 24 February 1849 and placed in ordinary at Norfolk.

13. Military: promoted to Master, 17 Jul 1847. 157

14. Military Service: 14 Mar 1848, U.S.N. 375 # 708 Robert B. Riell To date of promotion 14 March 1848
May 1/48 Commissioned from 14 March 1848
July 31/48 Ret'd from the Mediterranean & 3 mos. leave
Nov 3/48 Leave run'd 3 mos.
March 29/49 To Coast Survey
Oct 8/49 Det'd from Coast Survey & wait orders
June 27/50 To the Michigan
Aug 14/50 Det'd & wait orders for sea service
Oct 15/50 To the Albany 26th inst.
Nov 4/50 Previous order revoked
Jan 25/51 To the Jamestown
March 21/51 Previous orders revoked
June 26/51To the Plymouth
July 1/51 Previous order revoked
Oct 22/51 To the Portsmouth
June 4/52 Report his return--sick
Augt 5/52 the the Norfolk recv ship
June 18/53 Det'd & wait orders
Sept 13/53 To the Albany
May 13/54 Det'd & wait orders
September 13/55 Reserved List --furlough
Oct 15/55 Permission to leave the U.States

Sea Duty: 6 years 8 months 0 days
Shore Duty: 10 months 13 days

15. Military: promoted to Lieutenant, 14 May 1848. 157

16. Military: returned from the "United States" and granted leave, 31 Jul 1848. 157

17. Military: ordered to duty on the Coast Survey, 29 Mar 1849. 157 Oct. 8, 1849: detached and placed on waiting orders

18. Military: ordered to the "Michigan", 21 Jun 1850. 157 Aug. 14, 1850: detached and placed on waiting orders

19. Land Assessement: Lots # 104 & 117, 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 376 Name: Robert Riel
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 104 Town of Portsmouth
Value of building: 800.00 Value of lots & building: 1,200.00
Lot # 117 Town of Portsmouth
Value of building: 800.00 Value of lots & building: 1,200.00

20. Land Assessement: Lots 104 & 117, 1851, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 377 Name: Robert Riell
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 104 Town of Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot & buildings: 1,200
Yearly rent of lots: 130 Tax: 3.75
Lot # 117
Value of building: 800 Value of lot & buildings: 1,200
Yearly rent of lots: 100 Tax: 2.88

21. Military: ordered to the "Portsmouth", 4 Jun 1852. 157 Returned sick

22. Land Assessement: Lots # 104 & 117, 1852, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 378 Name: Robert Riell
Residence: Navy Estate: fee simple
Lot # 104 Town of Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lots & building: 1,200
Tax: 2.16 L. W. Boutwell, Agt.
Lot # 117
Value of building: 800 Value of lots & building: 1,200
Tax: 2.16

23. Military: ordered to the "Receiving ship, 5 Aug 1852, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 157 June 18, 1853: detached and placed on waiting orders

24. Land Assessement: Lots # 104 & 117, 1853, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 379 Name: Robert Reill
Residence: Navy Estate: life
Lot # 104 Town of Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lots & building: 1,200
Tax: 2.40
Lot # 117 Town of Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lots & building: 1,200
Tax: 2.40

25. Emancipation: sets free his slave, 7 May 1853, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 380 Know all men by these presents, that I Robert B. Riell of the County of Norfolk and State of Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar, and also from motives of benevolence have manumitted and set free from slavery, and do hereby manumit and set free emancipation from slavery, my negro man named Jim, alias Jim Barclay aged about fifty five years. and I do hereby give grant and release unto the said Jim, alias Jim Barclay, all my right, title, and claim of in or to his person, labour and services, and of, in and to all the estate and property which he may hereafter acquire or obtain. Witness my hand and seal this 7 day of May in the year 1853.
Lieut Robert B. Reill, U.S. Navy
Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of
James Murdaugh
Arthur Emmerson
At a Court held for Norfolk County the 16 day of May 1853. The foregoing deed of emancipation was proved by the oaths of James Murdaugh and Arthur Emmerson the subscribing witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Arthur Emmerson c.c.

26. Military: ordered to the "Albany", 13 Sep 1853. 157 May 13, 1854: detached and placed on waiting orders

27. Land Assessement: Lots # 104 & 117, 1854, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 381 Name: Robert Riell
Residence: Navy Estate: Life
Lot # 104 Town of Gosport
Value of building: 800 Value of lots & building: 1,200
Tax: 2.40
Lot # 117 Town of Gosport
Value of building: 800 Value of lots & building: 1,200
Tax: 2.40

28. Land Assessement: Lots # 104 & 117, 1855, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 382 Name: Robert Riel
Residence: U.S. N. Estate: life
Lot # 104 Town of Gosport
Value of building: 800 Value of lots & building: 1,200
Tax: 2.40
Lot # 117
Value of building: 800 Value of lots & building: 1,200
Tax: 2.40

29. Military: placed on the Reserved List, 13 Sep 1855. 157

30. Military: granted permission to leave the United States, 15 Oct 1855. 157

31. Ship: ships at the Navy Yard, 12 Mar 1856, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 383 Argus-12 March 1856
Norfolk Navy Yard (Note: first instance of this name) The following ships are now at the Navy Yard:..........
United States, frigate, 50 guns, inordinary
Portsmouth, sloop of war, 22 guns, fitting for sea

32. Land Assessement: Lot # 104 & Lot # 117, 1856, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 384 Name: Robt. Riell, U.S.N. Estate: life
Lot # 104 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including building: 1,200
Amount of tax on lot: 4.80

Lot # 117
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including buildng: 1,200
Amount of tax on lot: 4.80

33. Land Assessement: Lot # 104 & Lot # 117, 1857, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 385 Name: Robt. Riell, U.S. N. Estate: life
Lot # 104 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including building: 1,200
Amount of tax on lot: 4.80

Lot # 117
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including building: 1,200
Amount of tax on lot: 4.80

34. Land Assessement: Lot # 104 & Lot # 117, 1858, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 386 Name: Robert Riell, U.S. N. Residence: Portsmouth
Estate: life Lot # 104
Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including buildng: 1,200
Amount of tax on lot: 4.80

Lot # 117
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including building: 1,200
Amoutn of tax on lot: 4.80

35. Military: commissioned as Lieutenant , 6 Jan 1859. 157

36. Military: ordered to the "Portsmouth", 20 Apr 1859. 157

37. Land Assessement: Lot # 104 & Lot # 117, 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 387 Name: Robert Riell, U.S.N. Residence: Portsmouth
Estate: life Lot # 104
Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including building: 1,200
Amount of tax on lot: 4.80

Lot # 117 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including building: 1,200
Amount of tax: 4.80

38. Military: detached from the "Vincennes" and placed on waiting orders, 2 Apr 1860. 157

39. Military: ordered to the African Squadron, 16 Apr 1860. 157

40. Land Assessement: Lot # 104 & Lot # 117, 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 388 Name: Robt. Riell, U.S.N. Estate: life
Lot # 104 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot & building: 1,200
Amount of tax on lot: 4.80

Lot # 117 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including building: 1,200
Amount of tax on lot: 4.80

41. Land Assessement: Lot # 104 & Lot # 117, 1861, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 389 Name: Robt. Riell, U.S.N. Residence: Portsmouth
Estate: life Lot # 104
Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including building: 1,200
Amount of tax on lot: 4.80

Lot # 117 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot including buidling: 1,200
Amount of tax on lot: 4.80

42. Military: detached from the "Portsmouth" and granted leave, 22 Oct 1861. 157

43. Military Service: as Executive Officer of the U. S. Steamer Wabash, 2 Apr 1864. 390 Document: Gideon Welles to Robert B. Riell, April 2, 18641
1 See also Riell to Lincoln, April 5, 1864; Welles to Riell, May 11, 1864; and Riell to Lincoln, May 26, 1864.
Copy
Navy Department
Washington 2d April 1864
Sir
The Retiring Board having reported you fit for sea service, you will immediately report to Rear Admiral Paulding2 for a passage to Port Royal, S. C., and on your arrival, report to Commodore Rowan3 for duty as Executive Officer of the U. S. Steamer Wabash, (1st Rate)
2 Hiram Paulding, commanding the New York Navy Yard.
3 Stephen C. Rowan, commanding the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron.
Very Respectfully
Gideon Welles
Secretary of the Navy.
Paid $313, Two months advance
New York April 13th 1864
J Menderson Navy Agent
Lieutenant
Robert B Riell
U. S Navy
New York
Reported
April 7th 1864.
W. Radford
for Comdt
[Endorsement:]
The above is a true copy of Lt. Riells orders to the "Wabash".
J. DeCamp
Captain
[Endorsement:]
Reported April 18th 1864
You will go down on the Sandford to Port Royal and having received your baggage you will return in the Paul Jones and report for duty to Captain John DeCamp, Comd'g U S Frigate Wabash
J C Rowan
Comd. Comd'g
S. A B Sqd
Reported at Port Royal
April 19th
Wm Reynolds
Comd'g Naval Dept
Reported
April 22d 1864
J DeCamp
Captain

44. Military: He wrote a letter to Pres. Abraham Lincoln, 5 Apr 1864. 391 d3214600
Document: Robert B. Riell to Abraham Lincoln, April 5, 1864
Washington City D. C.
April 5" 1864
You may recollect that I approached you on the 3d of September 1863 with a communication, praying your Excellency to interpose your authority to give me promotion in the Navy of the U. S. to which I belong, and to which I was entitled by the recognised principles of the service & the claims of justice, but which had been denied me under circumstances over which I had no control, and which were subsequently proved to be as unfounded, as they were unjust. You were so kind as to endorse on my papers "Submitted to the Secretary of the Navy, with request that Lieut. Reill be heard
Septr. 3d 1863.
A. Lincoln"
This was followed by no result favorable to my application.
Unfortunately for me, by the vicissitudes that sometimes attend the life of an Officer, without just provocation or cause, I was brought before a Board of officers, assembled at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York, some seven months since to be examined as to my "moral mental, Physical and professional qualifications". After the severest scrutiny throughout the protracted session of the Board, it brought its deliberations to a close in my case on the 31st Ultimo pronouncing me qualified on all the points, by a unamimous decision-- Thus giving me the most conclusive endorsement by as high a tribunal as is known to the Service to test the qualifications of an officer.
By the untoward events that I have had at different times to encounter upon these points, all of which have been overruled by two boards of officers, giving me a thorough & unqualified acquittal, the promotion to which I am entitled by the rules of the service, and by every principle of justice, has been overlooked. I have thus been the victim of unfounded charges, and unjust prejudices, as thoroughly to my injury and moritification, as though I had been a culprit and unworty of the honored service to which I belong, and to which Twenty eight years of my life have been devoted.
I am now, Sir, with the verdict of two Boards of Officers in my favor without relief as to my rights-- Qui bono?
In behalf of those rights, and what is due to the clear demands of justice, I appeal to you, as the Constitutional conservator of these sacred principles bearing upon the service, to give me relief in the premises.
Very Respectfully
Your most Obt. Servt.
Robert B Riell,
Lieutenant
U. S. Navy.

45. Military: He wrote a letter to President Abraham Lincon, 11 Apr 1864. Document: Robert B. Riell to Abraham Lincoln, April 11, 1864 [With Endorsement by Lincoln]1
1 For earlier documents relating to Riell's case, see Riell to Lincoln, April 5, 1864, and Collected Works, VI, 432. Riell was retired from the Navy in September of 1864.
Washington City D. C.
April 11th 1864
His Excellency
The President of the U. S.
My case, in all its bearings, is included in the recent trial before the Board assembled at the Brooklyn Navy Yard N. Y.. This Board was ordered by the Secretary of the Navy, in compliance with the authority of the President of the U. S. under the Law "for the better organization of the military establishment, passed Augt. 3d 1861"; and was denominated on the trial, "Naval Retiring Board". Among its duties, was to examine into my moral, mental, Physical & professional qualifications, as a test of my fitness for active service & for command. The trial was full, thorough & protracted -- the testimony embraced about forty witnesses, nearly all of them in the service of the Navy; and among them Officers of high rank. The result of the trial, was the unanimous decision of the Board, that I was morally, mentally physically & professionally qualified.
I can but look upon the final action of the Board, as thorough an endorsement of qualifications, as an officer could have as a test of fitness for service anywhere within the range of his rank. With this honourable testimony in my behalf, I think that I stand before the service entitled to all the privileges belonging to my grade under the law and usages of the Department: without any prejudice derived from a trial that failed in all the objects of those who would have done me injury; and from the effects of these charges against me, that have prevented my just claims to promotion, & to command. If my rights have been invaded to my prejudice by unjust accusations, and the forms through which I had to pass to purge myself of imputations, they surely ought to revert to me in full when the highest ordeal known to the service has pronounced me qualified for the performance of all the duties that belong to my rank. I have been deprived of promotion to which I was entitled; and to command which was my right to expect in the ordinary operations of the service.
As the supreme authority of the Service to which I belong, I beg leave once more to obtrude upon your time, and solicit you to cause the Navy Department to lay before you the proceedings of the Naval Retiring Board of December 7" 1861 before which I was tried for moral, mental, physical and professional qualifications, and was pronounced qualified in all by the decision of the Board.-- And also, to cause the proceedings in the recent trial at the Brooklyn Navy Yard N. Y. pertaining to my trial, to be brought before you -- where you will find by the unanimous decision of the Board that I was qualified on all the points involved in the trial. These two trials giving me a double endorsement of official qualifications, they will show you how fully I am entitled to promotion and to share in the dispensations of command; which I ask most respectfully at your hand.
With Great respect
Your obt. Servt.
Robert B. Riell,
Lieutenant
U. S. Navy.
[Endorsed on Envelope by Lincoln:]
Commander Real.

46. Miliary Service: ordered to report to U.S.S. Wabash, 18 Apr 1864, Port Royal. 392 Confederate vessel twice harassed Wabash while on duty in Port Royal Sound. A "David" submarine torpedo boat attacked Wabash on 18 April 1864. Ensign Charles H. Craven, officer of the deck, spotted the cigar-shaped vessel in time for Wabash to get underway. The "David" disengaged from the attack in the face of musket fire and round shot discharged fro Wabash.

Wabash departed her station on 1 October, bound for the Norfolk Navy Yard and an overhaul. En route, she grounded briefly on Frying Pan Shoals, suffering minor damage to her rudder. Repairs and overhaul were completed by 16 December, in time for Wabash to join the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and to participate in the first attack on Fort Fisher, North Carolina, on 24 & 25 December 1864. The failure of this initial attempt to take the fort neccessitated a second, successful combined operaton between 13 & 15 January 1865. Wabash returned to Hampton Roads on 17 January 1865, receiving orders on 25 January 1865 to proceed to the Boston Navy Yard. Wabash was decommissioned at Boston on 14 February 1865.

47. Military Service: Apr 1864, U.S.N. 393 # 506 1/2 Robert B. Riell 14 March 1848
Waiting orders
April 2/64 To the Wabash
June 29/ 64 To medical examination under Act april 21/64
Sept 29/64 Placed on the Retired List
Sept 29/64 Det'd & w.o.
Oct 12/64 To Recg ship Vermont
Oct 14/64 Previous order revoked & to the Navy Yard, Norfolk
April 16/66 Det'd to the Recg ship Potomac
Mar 14/67 Det'd & w.o.
Det'd 29 May 1867
April 4/67 Commissioned a Captain on the Retired List to rank next after A. D. Harrell
Died at the Naval Hospital Norfolk Va. on the 5th February 1869. See letter from Commr A. H. Kitty dated same day

Sea Duty: 11 years 11 months 7 days
Shore Duty: 2 years, 9 months, 13 days

48. Military Discharge: and retired, Apr 1864. 391 This note seems incorrect.

49. Military: placed on the Retired List & detached from the "Wabash", 29 Sep 1864. 157

50. Military: ordered to duty at the Navy Yard, 14 Oct 1864, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 157

51. Occupation: Lt. in the U.S.N.and was on duty in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, 1 Jan 1865, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 394 NORFOLK. NAVY-YARD.
Captain John M. Berrien, Commanding.
Lieutenant, Robert B. Riell.

52. Occupation: Lieutenant at the Navy Yard, 1866, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 395 Portsmouth Business Directory--Officers in the Navy Yard--R. B. Riell, Lieutanent

53. Military: detached and ordered to the Recg. Ship "Potomac", 18 Apr 1866, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, USA. 157

54. Mentioned: In a legislative request about a memorial (correspondence) from him, 12 Jan 1867. 371 F 50: Naval Affairs. Correspondence.
a. Naval Academy.
(1) McReynolds, James J., to SC (December 21, 1866). Re: appointment to Annapolis for Randall Stephens. Handwritten. 1 page.
(2) Thompson, Joseph A., to SC (March 2, 1867). Re: inquiry concerning possibility of being appointed to Annapolis from SC's congressional district since all appointments from his own district have been filled. Handwritten. 1 folded sheet; both sides.
b. Committee on Naval Affairs. Letter. Newhall, Charles L., to SC (January 12, 1867). Re: memorial of Lieutenant Robert B. Riell, request that SC see Chairman of the Naval Committee of both House and Senate. Handwritten. 1 page.

55. Military: commissioned as Captain on the Retired List, 4 Apr 1867. 157

56. Military: detached from the Recg. Ship "Potomac" and placed on waiting orders, 29 May 1867. 157

57. Land Assessement: Lots # 104 & 117, 1869, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 396 Name: Robert B. Riell, est.

58. Burial: 9 Feb 1869, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 397 Journal--February 9, 1869--Burial of Captain Robert B. Reill, United States Navy, in Naval Hospital cemetery. Marine navy hard detachment under Lieutenant Frank A. Mullany as escort.

59. Land Assessement: Lot # 104 & 117, 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 398 Name: Thos. A. Bain
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 104 Town of Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lot & building: 1,200
Tax: 6.00
Amount of tax on lots at $0.50 on every $100 value thereof
From Robt. B. Reill, est.

Name: Hazlett Carlisle
Residence: Portsmouth Estate: fee simple
Lot # 117 Town of Portsmouth
Value of building: 800 Value of lots & building: 1,200
Tax: 6.00
From Robt. Reill, est.

Children from this marriage were:

   36 M    i. Harry Edgar Riell [702] 157,399,400 was born on 9 Nov 1866 in Florida.157,400

Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: 31 Aug 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 145 Harry E. Riell, age 3, male, white, born in Florida

2. Guardianship: Cornelia Francis Blamire, guardian of Henry E. Riell, 13 Feb 1878, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 157 **Harry's mother, Mary H. Riell was decalred insame and comitted to Eastern Lunatic Asylum in Willaimsburg, Va.

3. Guardianship: Mrs. C. F. Blamire apointed guardian, Feb 1878, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 401 February Term 1878

The Court doth appoint Mrs. C. F. Blamire guardian of Henry E. Reill, orphan of Robert B. Reill, and thereupon the said Mrs. C. F. Blamire appeared in Court and together with M. G. Blamire, her surety (who justified on oath as to her sufficiency and with the proncipal waived the benefit of the Homestead exemption) entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of one hundred and fifty dollars; which bond is considered as the law requires and is ordered to be recorded.

4. Census: U.S. Federal census, 1 Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 402 C. F. Blamire, white, female, age 54, occupation: keeps boarding house, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
M. E. L. Blamire, white, female, age 22, daughter, single, occupation: at home, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
I. T. Van Patton, white, male, age 25, boarder, single, occupation: clerk in Navy Yard, born in D.C., father born in N.Y., mother born in Penn.
Adam Riddick, white, male, age 25, boarder, single, occupation: shoe dealer, born in Va., father born in Va.
Dimon D. Sadler, white, male, age 26, boarder, single, occupation: patent maker, born in S.C., father born in S.C., mother born in S.C.
William Easky, white, male, age 29, boarder, single, occupation: clerk in Navy Yard, born in D.C., father born in D.C., mother born in D.C.
Jas. W. Wright, white, male, age 25, boarder, single, occupation: grocery clerk, born in N.C., father born in N.C., mother born in Va.
N. E. Beaman, white, male, age 21, boarder, single, occupation: insurance agent, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in N.C.
Mary E. Robinson, white, female, age 46, boarder, widowed, no occupation, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Lucy B. Robinson, white, female, age 21, boarder, single, no occupation, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Harry E. Reill, white, male, age 12, boarder, attending school, born in N.Y., father born in N.Y., mother born in Va.

5. Residence: Crawford cor Queen, 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 403 Harry E. Riell, clk h Crawford cor Queen

6. Occupation: clerk, 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 403

7. Residence: 814 Court Street, 1886, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 404 Harry Riel, moulder bds 814 Court

8. Occupation: moulder, 1886, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 404

9. Occupation: machinist, 1889, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 405 Harry L. Riell, machst, bds 316 Crawford

10. Residence: 316 Crawford, 1889, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 405

11. Occupation: night clerk at the Ocean House hotel, 12 Jul 1890, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 406 12 July 1890---Portsmouth Local Matter--Mere Mention
Mr. Harry Reil has accepted the position of night clerk at the Ocean House. Harry is a very popular and accommodating young gentleman.

12. Occupation: clerk at 114 High Street, 1892-1893, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 407 Harry E. Riell, clk 114 High, h 316 Crawford

13. Residence: 316 Crawford, 1892-1893, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 407

14. Occupation: salesman at 114 High Street, 1894, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 408 Harry E. Riell, salesman 114 High, bds 814 Court

15. Residence: 814 Court Street, 1894, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 409

16. Census: U.S. census, 1910, New York, New York, New York, USA. 410 Harry Riell, head, female, white, age 45, single, born in Florida, father born in New York, mother born in Virginia, speaks English, occupation: orderly in hospital

   37 F    ii. Mary Roberta Riell [2358] 411 was born on 11 Nov 1867,411 died on 4 Aug 1868 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,411 and was buried in Aug 1868 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.411

Noted events in her life were:

1. Death: 10 Aug 1868, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 411 Journal--August 10, 1868--4th inst. of cholera infantum, Mary Roberta infant daughter of Capt. Robert B. & Mrs. Mary H. Riel, US.N., eight months, 23 days. Interment in Portsmouth.

   38 F    iii. Mary Robertson Riell [2012] 412 was born on 9 Feb 1869 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 412 and died on 9 Jun 1869 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.413 The cause of her death was Summer Complaint.413

21. Indiana Alice Manning [517] 188,189 was born about Oct 1845 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,188,189 died on 2 May 1898 in Scottsville, Fluvanna Co., Virginia 188 about age 52, and was buried on 3 May 1898 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.188 The cause of her death was Typhoid fever.188

Medical Notes: *Also abdoninal typhus, enteric fever, filth disease. An acute, infectious disease characterized by fever, headache, abdominal tenderness, and diarrhea. Caused by bacteria carried in food and drinking water. Prior to the mid-1800's it was confused with typhus. 414

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: 1850 U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 173

2. Residence: Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 173

3. Census: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 180

4. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 180

5. Census: 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 187 *living with mother, Ann G. Manning & sister, Missouri A.

6. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 179

7. Census: U. S., 1880, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. Gives age as 28, name as Alice.

8. Occupation: seamtress, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 179

9. Residence: Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 179

10. Residence: 505 1st St., 1889, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 415

11. Residence: Glasgow Street, 1898, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 188

12. Obituary: 3 May 1898, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 416 The funeral of Mrs. Indiana A. West, wife of John H. West, of Scottsville, whose death occurred in Scottsville yesterday, took place at 5 o'clock this afternoon from the residence, on Glasgow street. The Rev. Mrs. Saunders, pastor of Calvary Church, conducted the services. The interment took place in Oak Grove Cemetery.

13. Alt Death: Nov 1903, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 417

Indiana married John Henry West [699] 189,418,419 [MRIN: 273], son of Jesse West [1492] and Susan Caruthers [1493], on 25 Dec 1890 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 87.,190 John was born on 19 Mar 1845 in Accomack Co., Virginia,189,418,420 died on 6 Jun 1922 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia 421,422 at age 77, and was buried on 8 Jun 1922 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.418,422 The cause of his death was Arteriosclerosis 418.,422

Marriage Notes: MARRIAGE: West-Manning marriage, Portsmouth City Marriage Register 1, 1858-1901, Microfilm Reel # 7, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va.:
Date of Marriage: 25 Dec 1890 Place: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband: John W. West Wife: Indiana Manning
Age of Husband: 45 Age of Wife: 35
Husband: widowed Wife: single
Husband's Birthplace: Accomac Co., Va.
Wife's Birthplace: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Wife's Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Husband's Parents: Jesse & Susan West
Wife's Parents: _____ & Ann G. Manning
Occupation of Husband; laborer
Person Who Performed Ceremony: Jno. W. Daugherty

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 25 Dec 1890, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 190 Marriage License, Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia,
Jno. H. West and Indiana A. Manning
Given under my hand, as Clerk of the Court of Hustings, for said city this 24 day of December 1890
C. T. Phillips, Clerk
Time of Marriage: December 25, 1890 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of Parties: Jno. H. West and Indiana Manning
Color: white
Age of Husband: 45 years Age of Wife: 35 years
Condition of Husband: widowed Conditioned of Wife: single
Husband's Birth: Accomac Co., Va. Wife's Birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Residence: Norfolk Co., Va.
Wife's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Parents: Jesse and Susan West
Wife's Parents: Ann G. Manning
Occupation of Husband: labor
Given under my hand this 24 day of December 1890
C. T. Phillips, Clerk
Minister's Return of Marriage
I certify, that on the 25th day of Dec. 1890 at Portsmouth, Va., I united in marriage the above named and described parties, under authority of the annexed license.
Jno. W. Daugherty

Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: Between 1850 and 1860, Hack's Neck, Eastern Shore, Virginia. 417

2. Census: U.S. Federal census, 25 Aug 1850, St. George Parish, Accomack Co., Virginia. 423 Jesse West, age 40, male, occupation: laborer, born Accomack Co., can't read or write
Susan West, age 34, female, born in Accomack Co., can't read or write
Jno. W. West, age 4, male, born in Accomack Co.
Wm. R. West, age 2, male, born in Accomack Co.
Major T. West, age 5 months, male, born in Accomack Co.

3. Residence: 1862, Bobtown, Accomack, Virginia, USA. 417

4. Military Enlistment: private, 2nd Eastern Shore Maryland Infantry, 3 Mar 1862, Bobtown, Accomack, Virginia, USA. 417 Re-enlisted: March 23, 1864

5. Military Service: private, 3 Mar 1862, Maryland. 424 Name: John H. West
Rank: private
Company: B Regiment: 2 Maryland Infantry
Date of Enlistment: 3 March 1862
Date of Discharge: July 1865
Length of Service: 2 years, months
Address: Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia

6. Military Service: seved in Co. B, 2 Eastern Shore Maryland Infantry--union solider in civil war, 1862-1865, Maryland. 425 John H. West, private, Co. B., 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for Mar & April 1862
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B., 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll May & June 1862
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll May & June, 1862
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B., 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on special muster roll for August 18, 1862
Present or absent: not stated

John H. West, private, Co. B., 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for July & Aug 1862
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for Sept. & Oct, 1862
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B., 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. INf. appears on company muster roll for Nov. & Dec 1862
Present or absent: present
Remarks: enrolled & mustered in Mch. 3/62 at Accomac, Va. for 3 years

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for Jany & Feb 1863
Present or absent: not stated

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on special muster roll for dated April 11, 1863
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for Mar, & April 1863
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B. 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for May & JUne 1863
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for July & Aug 1863
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for Sept. & Oct 1863
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for Nov & Ded 1863
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B., 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on M. and D. roll of Veteran Volunteers o fhe organization named above. Roll dated Maryland Heights, Mar 23, 1864
When enlisted: Mar 23, 1864
When mustered in Mar 23, 1864
Bounty due: $400.00
Remarks: Remustered as veteran volunteer under G. O. 191 War Dept

John H. West,private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for Jan & Feb 1864
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B. 2 Reg't E. Shore Md Inf.
Age: 20 years
Appears on a Detachment Muster-out roll of the organizaiton named above. Roll date Maryland Heights, Mrd. March 23, 1864
Muster out to date: Mch 22, 1864
Last paid to: Oct 31, 1863
Clothing amount due soldier: $7.13
Bounty due: $100.00
Remarks: Discharge to reenlist as vet. vol. under 9.0.191 War Dept. 1863

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for Mch & Apl 1864
Present or absent: absent
Remarks: Absent sick at Division Hospital Sandy Hook Md. since April 10, 1864
Reenlisted as Veteran Volunteer

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf appears on company muster roll for May & June 1864
Present or absent: absent
Remarks: Sick Sandy Hook Md.
Reenlisted as Veteran

John H. West ,private, Co. B., 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for July & Aug. 1864
Present or absent: absent
Remarks: Absent on Vet: furlough since Aug. 27, 64
Reenlisted as Veteran

John H. West, pviate, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for Sept & Oct 1864
Present or absent: present
Remarks: Due U. S. for bayonet $2.10
veteran

John H. West, private, Co. B., 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on company muster roll for Nov. & Dec. 1864
Present or absent: present
Remarks: Veteran volunteer

John H. West, private, Co. B., 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf.
Age: 21 years
Appears on Co. Muster-out Roll dated Martinsburg, W. Va. Oct 31, 1864
Last paid to: Mch 31, 1864
Clothing amount due soldier: $18.83
Bounty paid: $60.00
Remarks: Veteran Volunteer
Due U.S. for boyonet 2.10

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't Eastern Shore, Maryland Infantry appears on returns as follows:
Mar: 1862--Gain--Enlisted in Regt. Mar. 3, Accomac, Va.
Apl. 1864--absent at Div. Hosp. since Apl. 10/64
May 1864--absent sick in hosp. at Sandy Hook since Apl. 1864
June 1864--absent sick in hosp. at Sandy Hook, Md.
July 1864--Absent sick--sent to hosp. in the rear sick by Medical Dept. Army the month
Aug 1864--Absent on Veteran furlough 30 days, since Aug. 27/64, by order of Pvt. ? Gen. Hook.

John H. West, private, Co. B., 2 Reg't E. S. Md. Inf. appears on Hospital Muster Roll U.S. A. Division Hospital, Sandy Hook, Md.
for Mar & Apl 1864
Present or absent: present

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 Reg't E. S. Md appears on Hospital Muster Roll U.S. A. Division Hospital, Sandy Hook, Md.
for May and June 1864
Remarks: Discharged

John H. West, private, Co., 2 Reg't E. Shore Md. Inf. appears on M. and D Roll fo Men Transferred from the organization named above 8th Reg't E. S. Md. Vol. to quantly B 11 E. S. Md. Vols. as Co. H.
Roll dated: Jan 23, 1865
When enlisted: Mch 22, 1864
Period for which enlisted: 3 years
When mustered in: Mch 22, 1864
Present or absent: present
Company to which assigned: H
Remarks: Vet. Vol.
Stopped for loss of one bayonet $2.10
!.00 Installment Bounty
Paid--Transferred from Co. B to H

John H. West, private, Co. B, 2 E. S. Md, Inf.
1 Enclosure
Pris. of War Record: 1

Memorandum from Prisoners of War Records
Name: John H. West
Rank: p
No. of Reg't: 2
State: Md. E.S.
Co.: B
Information obtained from: Hosp. roll Vol: 9 Page: 19

7. Military Service: Co. H, 2 Maryland Infantry-union soldier in civil war, 1862-1865, Maryland. 426 John West, private, Company H, 2 Maryland Infantry
appears on company descriptive book of the organization named above
Description
Age: 18 years
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Complexion: light
Eyes: blue Hair: light
Where born: Accomac, Va.
Occupation: laborer
Enlistment:
When: March 22, 1862
Where: Md. Heights
By Whom: Land Stanley
Term: 3 yrs.

John West,pvt., Co. H, 2 Reg't Maryland Infantry appears on company muster roll for May & June 1865
Present or absent: present
Remarks: Vet. Vol. transfer from 11th Md. Vols.
Due C. J. Graham, surety $2.00

John West, pvt., Co. H., 2 Reg't Maryland Infantry appears on company muster roll for May & June 1865
Remarks: Vet. Vol. transfer from 11th Md. Vols.
Due C. J. Graham, suretey $2.00

John West, pvt, Co. H., 2 Reg'ts Maryland Inf.
Age: 18 years, appears on Co. Muster-out Roll dated near Alexandria, Va., July 17, 1865
Muster out to date: July 17, 1865
Last paid to: Feb. 28, 1865
Clothing account:
Last settled: Dec 31, 1864,
Due: U.S. $29.55
Am't for cloth'g in kind or money adv'd $ 59.17
Bounty paid: $60.00 Due: $340.00
Remarks: Due C. J. Graham, sutter $4.00
Vet. Vol. transferred from 11th Md. Vols.

J. H. West, pvt., Co. H., 2 Reg't Maryland Infantry appears on returns as follows:
June 1865 Jam June 27.65 by transfer from 11 Md.

8. Military Discharge: Camp Bradford, Jul 1865, Baltimore, Baltimore (city), Maryland, USA. 417 *also states in the pension papers he was honorably discharged at Alexandria, Virginia

9. Occupation: farmer, 1865, Accomack Co., Virginia. 420

10. Physical Description: light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, height: 5 feet 5 inches, 1865. 417,427 Indian girl tattoed on left arm (stated in pension record on Marcy 23, 1904)
J.H. West tattoed on left arm (stated in pension record on Aug. 23, 1905)

11. Census: U.S., 1880, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 428 John H. West, white, male, age 34, married, occupation: farm labor
Emma S. West, white, female, age 30, wife, occupation: keeping house
Maggie West, white, female, age 13, daughter,
Emma West, white, female, age 8, daughter
John H. West, white, male, age 4, son

12. Occupation: farm laborer, 1880, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 429

13. Occupation: Laborer, Dec 1890, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 189

14. Residence: Dec 1890, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 189

15. Residence: 1898, Scottsville, Fluvanna Co., Virginia. 416

16. Census: U.S., 1900, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 430 John H. West, head of household, white, male, born: March 1845, age 55, widowed, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: laborer, months not employed: 6, can read & write, speaks English, rents

17. Residence: 1648 Glasgow Street, 1907, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 417

18. Census: U.S., 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 431 John H. West, head of household, male, white, age 66, widowed, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Virginia, speaks English, occupation: gardener, works for wages, can read & write, rents house

19. Occupation: gardener, 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 432

20. Residence: National Soldiers Home, 1915, Virginia. 417

21. Obituary: 7 Jun 1922, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 433 John H. West died at 11:45 o'clock yesterday morning in his residence, 1900 London street, at the age of 78 years. He had been a resident of Portsmouth for the last forty-five years.
He is survived by a son, J. C. West; a daughter, Mrs. T. E. Gibson; two sisters, Mrs. William A. Bailey and Mrs. Money Walton, of this city, and three brothers, William R., L. C. and Thomas West. Ten grandchildren also survive him.
The body was removed to the residence of his son, 2025 Queen street, where it will remain until tomorrow afternoon when funeral services will be conducted at 3 o'clock in Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery.

22. Funeral notice: 8 Jun 1922, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 434 John H. West, who died last Tuesday morning, in his residence, 1900 London street; will be buried this afternoon in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The body has been conveyed to the residence of his son., J.C. West, in 2025 Queen street.
Funeral services will be conducted in the Calvary Baptist Church at 3 o'clock this afternoon. D. P. Harris, rector of the church, will officiate. Friends and acquaintances have been invited at attend.

23. Funeral: Jun 1922, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 435 John Henry West, who died last Tuesday in the residence, 1900 London street was buried yesterday afternoon in Oak Grove Cemetery. The funeral service was conducted at 3 o'clock in Calvary Baptist Church. Rev. D. P. Harris, pastor of the church, and Rev. A. W. Roten, pastor of the Cottage Place Methodist church, officiating.
The pall-bearers were as follows, Andrew Bates, J. W. Jenkins, W. R. Lamb, L. M. Byrd, W. E. Partin and F. P. Baldwin.
During the service Mrs. J. R. Bensten sang a solo, "Sometime We'll Understand."

24. Residence: 1900 London, 1922, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 418,422

25. Religion: member of Calvary Baptist Church, 1922. 436

26. Pension: civil war soldier, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 437 John H. West
P.O.: Portsmouth
Service: Private Co. B 2 E. Shore Md. Vols.
Enlisted: Mch. 3, 1862
Discharged: June 15, 1865
Application filed: May 18, 1877
Alleges: Injury to left foot & loss of great toe
Re-enlisted: Mch 1864

John H. West
Portsmouth, Va. 1900 london St.
Dead
Disbursing Division Sept 13, 1922
Check No. 4887492 $150.00
Dated Sept 4, 1922 Section 7
returned by postmaster with information that the above described pensioner died 6/6/22 1922, has been canceled.
Finance Division
The name of the above described pensioner who was last paid at the rate of $50 per month to June 4, 1922 has this dath been dropped from the roll because of death. June 6, 1922

Proof of Disability
State of Virginia, County of Accomack
On this 8th day of April A.D. 1882, personally appeared before me, a Justice of the Peace, in and for the aforesaid County duly authorized to administer oaths, Levin S. Kelley, age 37 years, a resident of Nashville, Horntown, in the County of Accomack, State of Virginia, being duly sworn according to law, state that he was acquainted with John H. West, an applicant for Invalid Pension; and know the said John H. West to be the identical person of that name who enlisted or volunteered as a private in Company B 2nd Regiment of Estn. Shore Md Vols., and who discharged at Baltimore, Md. on or about the 15th day of July 1865 by reason of expiration of term of service. That the said John H. West while in the line of his duty, at or near Gun Powder Bridge in the State of Maryland, did, on or about the 10th or 15th day of July 1862, become disabled in the following manner: He was crushed between the cars and the Bridge his left foot being badly injured, and that he was sent to Hospital where he remained about six months. Stewarts Hill Hospital Baltimore, At Baltimore and the Hospital at the Rilay House Md.. That the facts stated are personally known to the affiant by reason of serving in the same company and regiment and I saw him soon after his injury.

State of Maryland, Kent County
Personally appeared before me A. B. Wheatley a Justice of the Peace in and for the State and County afore mentioned, George W. Walker, Cheatertown, Kent Co., Md., age 48 years and John F. Howard, Cheatertown, aged 44 years, both well known citizens of this county and State who being duly sworn declare they served in Co. B., 2nd Reg't E. S. Md. Vols, that they know John H. West who was a private in same Company and who is now applicant for pension for an injury to left foot. We were present on duty in the same company and know the time place and circumstances of the injury. About July 10th 1862, West was on guard on Gun Powder Bridge Maryland , which was a covered bridge. The cars on passing through caught his clothes and threw him on the tract. He was badly injured and was sent to Hospital in Batimore. Hw did not return to his company for about six months. We have no interst in the above claim.
John F. Howard
George W. Walker (X his mark)

Proof of Disability
State of Maryland, County of Kent
On this 18th day of June 1884, personally appeared before the Justice of the Peace on and for the afroesaid County, duly authorized to administer oaths: J. H. Redue, age 47 years and a resident of Romana, in the County of Kent and State of Maryland, being duly sworn according to law, state that he was acquainted with John H. West applicant for Invalid Pension and know the said John H. West to be the identical person of that name who enlisted or volunteered as a private in company B 2nd Regiment of E. S. Md. Vols and who was wounded while on guard duty at Gun Powder Bridge N.C.R.R. on or about the 10th of July 1862 by reason of the loss of one of his great toes.
That the said John H. West while in the line of his duty at or near Gun Powder Bridge N. C.R.R. in the State of Maryland on about the 10th day of July 1862 became disabled in the following manner: while guarding the rail road at or about Gun Powder Bridge was struck by an engine which completely severed one of his great toes from the foot, I was to the best of my recollection among the first who saw West after the accident and I wraped the injured foot up. That the facts stated are personally known to the affiant by reason of being on duty on said rail road and saw and attended to the injury as stated above. My impression was that West served with the company after his injury until the expiration of his term of service. I have no recollection of his medical treatment at so late a date, matters of that retion mean more in the hands of the Copt of the Company.

Increase Pension Claim No. 301.131
Name: John H. West Rank: Private
Company: B 2 Reg't E. S. Md. vol.
Post Office: Natl Soldiers Home, Va.
Claimant's Post Office Address: Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Va.
Date: December 7, 1887
We hereby certify that in compliance with the requirements of the law, we have carefully examined this applicant, who states that he is suffering from the following disbility, incurred in the service, viz: loss of left great toe & alleged resulting affecting of the other toes of the same foot and that he receives a pension of four dollars per month.
Pulse rate per minute: 82; respiration: 18; temperture:____; height: 6 feet 1 inches; weight: 209 pounds; age: 43 years.
He makes the following statement upon which he bases his claim for increase. That the remaining toes of the left foot are contracted downwards--the second or third toes being the most contracted--as that he has to cut slits in his shoe over the left toes to give room for the projection of the middle of the backs of the toes upwards. That there is much soreness under the ball of all the toes--being worse under stump of great toe.
Upon examination we find the following objective condition: Left great toe amputated through the phalangeal joint--stump soundly healed. There is considerable calloused thick skin under the ball of great toe--but no redness or swelling. The terminal phalanx of second toe is strongly contracted downwards, presenting the upper surface of the nail where the end of the toe ought to be. By this contraction the top of the proximal phalangeal joint is thrown upwards & is calloused showing effects of pressure on shoe. The third toe is slightly contracted--the remaining two normal. Movements of toes at metatarso phalangealjoints fairly good--and movements of the ankle joint normal. We think that the contraction of the second toe increases disability.
From the existing condition and the history of this claimant, as stated by himself, it is, in our judgement probable that the disability was incurred inthe service as he claims and that he has not been prolonged or aggravated by vicious habits. He is in our opinion, entitled to a 6/3rd grade rating for the disability cause by loss of great toe & results for that cause.
Chas. Gilden, Pres. S. K. Towle, Sec'y J. M. Boutelle, Treas.

Certificate No. 301131 Name: John H. West
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions
Washington, D.C. , January 15, 1898
Sir: In forwarding to the pension agent the executed voucher for your next quarterly payment please favor me by returning this circular to him with replies to the questions enumerated below.
Very respectfully,
M. Clay Evans, Commissioner
John H. West, Portsmouth, Virginia
Are you married, Is so, please state your wife's full name and her maiden name:
No, married twice both dead
Have you any children living? If so, please state their names and the dates of their birth.
Yes, margarett G. Nov. 6th 1866, Rose E. April 19th, 1894, John E. , March 14th, 1877
John H. (X his mark) West
Date of reply: June 4, 1898

Act of June 27, 1890
Declaration for Invalid Pension
State of Virginia, County of Norfolk:
On this 2 day of December A. D. one thousand eight hundred and nineyt eight, personally appeared before me a Notary Public within and for the county and State aforesaid John H. West aged 53 years, a resident of Portsmouth County at Norfolk State of Virginia, who being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical John H. West, who was enrolled on the 3rd day of March 1862, in Co. "B" 2 E. S. Md. Vol. in the War of the Rebellion and served at least ninety days, and was Honorably Discharged at Camp Bradford Baltimore Md on the 17th day of July 1865. That he is unable to earn a support by reason of loss of left big toe, lumbago, deafness, & loss of eyesight, nazal catarrh and injury to right leg. That said disabilities are not due to vicious habits, and are to the best of his knowledge and belief permanent. That he has applied for pension under application no. 301131. That he is a pensioner under Certificate No. 301,131. That he has never been employed in the United States military or naval service otherwise than as stated above . That he has not been in the military or naval service of the United States since the 17th day of July 1865. That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the United States under the provisions of the Act of June 27, 1890. He hereby appoints L. C. Wood & Co., Pension Attorneys, L.C. Wood Building, 507 E. Street, N. W., Washington, D.C., his true and lawful attorneys to prosecute his claim, and he hereby agrees to allow said attorneys the lawful fee of Ten Dollars when his pension is allowed. That his post-office address is Portsmouth, county of Norfolk, State of Virginia.
John H. (X his mark) West


Deposition
Case of John H. West Wid. Cerf. No. 301.101
On this 29th day of September, 1902, at Portsmouth, county of Norfolk State of Virginia, before me, R. E. Roberts, a special examiner of the Bureau of Pensions, personally appeared John H. West, who, being by me first duly sworn to answer truly all interrogatories propounded to him during his speical examination of aforesaid claim for pension, deposes and says: I am 57 years of age (white), Post Office Portsmouth, Va., Residence 1444 Glasgow St. extended, Occupation farmer, but I do no do any work now. I was born in Accomac Co., Va. I enlisted voluntarily at Bob Farms, Va. March 3rd, 1862, in Co. B, 2th E. S. Md. Vols. Inf. I was discharged at Alexandria Va. and mustered out with my Company and regiment at Baltimore Md. July 1865. I was discharged from the 4th Md. Vol. Inf. to which organization I was transferred from the 2d Md. Vol. Inf. some 3 or 4 months frior to my discharge. I received my certificate of discharge at Baltimore Md. when mustered out but I gave it to Dr. Kenney, formerly of Portsmouth, Va. and I have not seen it since. I don't know where we were stationed during our terms of service, we spent one winter in Eastville, Va., was in battle at Cedar Creek & Falling Water, Va. and in the 3 days at Gettysburg, Pa. I was never wounded but I had the big toe of my left foot cut off at Gun Powder bridge near Baltimore, Md. viz: R. R. train & don't know the month but it was in warmer weather and the year of 1863. I standing guard near the track and as the train passed near my clothing was caught by the train and I was thrown in front of cow catcher, resulting in loss of my toe, as mentioned.
I was treated for this injury at Steward Hill General Hospital and was transferred to Relay House hospital , I was off duty about 6 months before I had my toe injured. I was in hospital at Point Hook, W. Va. and in Sandy Hook Genl. Hospital suffering from fever, don't know how long I was treated in these hospitals. I was stripped naked and examined, at enlistement. I was a tanned healthy man, I was about 16 or 17 years of age on examination. I was a sound man when discharged except the loss of my toe above mentioned.
Col's Massey and Wilkins, Major Rogers, my Capt's name was Chas. H. Wicks or Weeks, 1st Lt. John W. Rudine (?)
George Fox and Geo. Thomas , and Geo. Smith were members of my company. The only member of my company K. T. Kelley living somewhere in Accomac Co. Va. Physical description, 6 ft. high, complexion lieght, hair light, eyes light gray. No visible marks or scars, weight about 180 lbs. etc.
Since my discharge I lived for the first 5 years in Passtatuck, Accomac Co, Va. and since then in Portsmouth, as near know. I don't know when I first applied for pension nor where I was pensioned. I don't know what law I am pensioned under filed.
John H. (X his mark) West
Fredrick Barteh
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 20th day of April 1902, and I certify that the contents were fully made known to deponent before signing.
R. E. Roberts, Special Examiner

Department of the Interior Bureau of Pensions
Jan 26, 1904
Nature of Claim: Inc.
Ctf. No.: 301131
Soldier: John H. West
Service: B. 2 E. S. Md. Vol. Inf.
It is desired in this case that the examination be made with special reference to--
Loss of left great toe
Lumbage
Rhuematism
Deafness, Impaired vision
Nass-pharyagral catauth
Injury to right leg
Sinile dibility
Dr. makes a very careful examination of this man. Fully describe every disability and rate for ? There is a record of syphilis. Very carefully examined soldier for evidence as to results of syplitis and repeat fully.

John H. West
1648 Glasgow St. Portsmouth, Va.
301131 Feb. 1, 1908
Questions 1 & 2 unreadable
3. Name under which served: transfer
4. Service? B. L. E. S. Md. Inf. & H. 4 Md. Inf.
5. Any prior or sub. service: none
6. Date of enlistment: Mch. 3, 1862
7. Date of discharge: July 1865
8. Battles: Cedar Creek , Falling Water, Gettsburg
9. Hospital: Baltimore
10. Where born: Accomac Co. Va.
11. Age at enlistment: 17 years
12. Name of Captain: Wicks
13. Name of Lieutenants: Stanley & Pender
14. Name of 1st Sergeant: Howard
15. Certificate: Shown & O.K.
16. Compare daute of issue: O.K.
17. When first applied for pension: 65
18. Name of wife: Dead
19. Signature: John H. (X his mark) West
Witness not available.
I certify that I have this day personally interviewed the above named pensioner and I am satisfied that he is the soldier and person that he represents himself to be.

My pension ctf. I keep at Williams Grocery store for safe keeping. I lost my discharge certificate.
Height about 5 ft. 11 in.
Complexion fair
Eyes blue
Hair sandy
I called and examined certificate

To Hon. S. Warner, Commissioner
Washingrton, D.C.
Sir:
I applied for an increase of pension as I believed I am entitled to under the pension laws and rulings now in force.
But in as much as the Board of examiners have seen fit to allow the same rating I now receive would prefer that it remain as it is as you have truly said it conveys no benefit.
Very respectfully
John H. West 4 E. S. Reg't
Company B Md. Vol. Inf.

Portsmouth, Va. Oct, 14, 1905
V. Warner Esq., Commissioner
Pension Bureau, Washington, D.C.
Sir: I received from your department under date of Oct. 4th 05 form 3-456 informing me of the allowance of a pension of $6.00 pr mo. from May 4, 1904. I have never received any pension other then the old original $6.00 pr. mo. allowed me some 14 or 15 years ago.
I made application for an increase of pension about a year ago last Mach and again on or about the last of August 1905. I was examined by a board at Hampton, Va. (Soldiers Home)
and returned blank furnished by department to my attorney signed by the board at Hampton, Va. Please set me right about the matter.
Mr. Jas. Brophy atty at law
Washington, D.C.

National Soldiers Home, Va. April 19th 1915
Commissioner of Pensions
Dear Sir:
I was 70 years of age on the 19th of Last March 1915, was born on the 19th of March 1845.
No. of my pension certificate is 301131
Resptfully
John H. West
Declaration for Pension
Act of May 1, 1920
State of Virginia City of Portsmouth
On this 16th day of June, 1921, personally appeared before me a Notary Public within and for the city and state aforesaid, John H. West, who being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is 77 years of age, and a resident of Portsmouth county of Norfolk, State of Virginia; and that he is the identical person who was enrolled at Accomac Virginia, under the name of John H. West, on the 3rd day of March 1862 as a private in Company "B" 2nd Eastern Shore Maryland Volunteers in the service of the United State in the Civil war and was honorably discharged at Baltimore, Md. on the day of July 1865. That he also served no other service. That his personal description at enlistment was as follows: Height: about 5 feet 8 inches; complexion: light; color of eyes: blue; color of hair: light; that his occupation was laborer on farm; that he was born March 19, 1845 at Accomack, VirginiaThat he requires the regular personal aid and attendance of another person on account of the following disabilites: senility, general debility, rheumatism, with partial and often total loss of use of lower limbs, blind in one eye, vision in other very low. Jno. R. Cain, M.D.
That since leaving the service he has resided at: 1900 London St. Portsmouth, Va and his occupation has been laborer. That he has not applied for pension under original no. 301.131. That he is a pensioner under Certificate no. 301.131
That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension on roll of the United States under the provisions of the Act. of May 1, 1920.
John H. (X his mark) West
1900 London at West Lane
Portsmouth, Va.
To certify that Mr. John H. West has been under my professional care for the past year and a half. I further testify that he is in constant need of and does receive the attention of another person. His exact physical condition is stated on reverse side of this paper.
Jno. R. Cain, M.D.
Portsmouth, Va.
To certify that I am in personal attendance upon Mr. J. H. West a all times day and night. And that he is frequently confined to bed for weeks. And that he is not a relation of mine.
Mrs. John Sykes

John H. West--301131
Date and place of birth: Mar. 19th 1845 Accomack Co., Va.
The name of organization in which you served: 2nd Eastern Shore Maryland Volunteers, Co. B
What was your post office at enlistment: Onancock, Va.
State your wife's full name and her maiden name: Emmie S. West nee Elliott
When, where, and by whom were you married: Sept. 6th 1865 at Saragville by preacher Titelo
Is there any official or church record of your marriage: no
Were you previously married: If so, state the name of your former wife, the date of the marriage and the date and place of her death or divorce.:
Emmie S. West was my first wife.
Indiana West nee Manning was my second wife, which both are dead and the last one died Nov. 1903 at Portsmouth, Va.
If your present wife was married before her marriage to you, state the name of her former husband: no
Are you now living with your wife, or has there been a separation: dead
Stae the name and dates of birth of all your children, living or dead:
Maggie E. Culpepper born Nov. 6th 1866 died Sept 1905
Rosa E. Gibson, born April 10th 1874
Jno. E. West born March 14, 1877

General Affidavit
State of Virginia, County of Elizabeth City
In the matter of claim for increase of pension Acto fo May 11th, 1912, of John H. West, Co. B. 2 E. S. Md. Inf. & H 2nd Md. Infy.
On this, 28 day of April, A. D. 1915, personally appeared before me a Notary Public, in and for the aforesaid County, duly authorized to administter oaths, John H. West, age 70 years, a resident of National Sol. Home, in the County of ____ and State of Virginia., whose post office address is National Soldiers Home, Va. well known to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who, bieng duly sworn, declared in relation to a foresaid case as follows:
That he does not known that there ever was a family Bible, at any rate, he never heard of it or saw it, nor was there any other family record, nor church nor public record of any kind, by which he could prove his age. That he lived at Back's Neck, Eastern Shore, Virginia between 1850 & 1860, and when he enlisted in 1862 he was living at Bobtown, Accomack Co., Va. That during said time he resided with his father, Jesse West, his mother Susan West; that during that time the following brothers and sisters also resided there: Thomas--Louis--W. R. West and Rachel, and Ella West all of whom are still living and by whom he can vertify his statement as to his age, if it is desired, but there is no official or family record by which he can prove same.
John H. (X his mark) West


The child from this marriage was:

   39 F    i. Rose E. West [2281] 417 was born on 10 Apr 1894.417

Rose married Gibson [2283] [MRIN: 767].

26. Margaret Ann Wright Outten [684] 85,87,232 was born on 14 Oct 1843 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia,87,233 died on 19 Aug 1867 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 233,234 at age 23, and was buried in Sep 1867 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.232 The cause of her death was consumption.233 Another name for Margaret was Maggie.82

General Notes: Assume Maggie is Margaret's daughter. Is of the correct age. However, she is not listed in the Manning Family Bible as are her other siblings.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 438 Name: Miss Margaret W. Outten Residence: Portsmouth
Lot # 124 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124 Residence: Portsmouth
Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 700 Value of lot including building: 900
Amount of tax on lot: 3.60

2. Land Assessement: Lot # 124, 1861, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 439 Name: Miss Margt Outten Residence: Portsmouth
Lot # 124 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 700
Amount of tax on lot: 2.80

Lot # 124 Town: Portsmouth
Value of building: 500 Value of lot including building: 900
Amount of tax on lot: 3.60

3. Guardian account: 4 Jun 1861, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 440 Margaret A. W. Outten orphan of Wm. Outten deceased
In a/c with Margaret W. Outten her Guardian
1 November 1859
By amount received from the Portsmouth President Society $216.00
1 January 1860
By amount of rent received from Copeland Smith from
July 1st 1859 to January 1st 1860 50.00
By amount of rent received from William Dent from
July 1, 1859 to January 1st 1860 50.00
By amount of rent received from A. R. Meredith from
July 1, 1859 to January 1, 1860 66.00
13 January 1860
To paid E. Stein & Co. tuning piano 3.00
12 April 1860
To paid G. George tuition of music 16.50
To paid G. George tuition of music 15.17
13 April 1860
To paid Nusbaum & Bros. a/c 2.81
28 April 1860
To paid Jesse Culpepper--servants shoes 1.25
17 May 1860
To paid W. J. Trafton whitewashing etc 4.00
26 May 1860
To paid L. L. Brickhouse & Co., shoes for ward 2.00
To paid L. Berkley amount of a/c 2.83
1 July 1860
By dividend recieved from Portsmouth Savings Fund
Society 41 shares 57.40
9 July 1860
To paid Foster & Moore's a/c 5.50
16 July 1860
To paid G. George one guitar & book 25.00
19 July 1860
To paid G. George tuition of music 16.93
21 July 1860
To paid J. A. Driver making dress & mantle etc 5.00
10 September 1860
To paid James T. Borum for school books music stationery 10.72
15 September 1860
By 1/5 of $1169.27 balance due on audit of Wm. Outten
returned to Court and ordered to be recorded
15 October 1860
To paid 1/3 of $45.00 interest on state stocks returned
in audit of the estate of Wm. Outten deceased 15.00
18 October 1860
To paid L. Ullman & Co. for shoes 4.00
2 December 1860
To paid J. J. Bloodgood & Co's a/c 19.00
$168.73 $829.15
2 December 1860
To paid G. George tuition in music etc 14.45
17 December 1860
To paid Mr. Gartt for one pair shoes 1.62
29 December 1860
To paid Owens & Luke's a/c 43.56
31 December 1860
To paid State tax for 1860 9.20
To paid Geo. Howell setting grate 3.50
To paid Miss L. Carmichael's a/c 21.93
To paid N. B. Webster's schooling for 1860 65.00
To paid C. E. Jenkins amt of a/c 14.92
To paid town tax Portsmouth 1860 19.55
To paid Jethro A. Jenkins a/c 6.25
1 January 1861
By amount of dividend received from Portsmouth Savings
Fund Society 57.40
By amount of House rent received from Copeland Smith
for the year 1860 120.00
By amount fo house rent received from M. Morgan
for the year 1860 100.00
By amount of house rent received from Wm. Dent
for the year 1860 100.00
By hire of Lambert from J. E. Ford 150.00
By hire of Courtney from Rev. M. Taylor 60.00
By hire of Alexander from W. J. Westwood 120.00
By hire of Bob from Wm. R. Hanrahan 100.00
By hire of Mary from Andrew Simmons 72.00
By hire of Old Mary from Jim Manning 36.00
By hire of Hannah from Mrs. Outten 72.00
To paid A. B. Palmer for tuning piano 3.50
To paid E. Campe fro merchandize 1.00
To paid E. R. Gayle one pair shoes 1.75
To paid Dr. M. F. Daughtrey's a/c 10.00
To paid Jno. W. Luke's a/c 8.57
To paid Jas. Murdaugh's atto; for motion 2.50
To paid cash advanced to ward at sundry times
from the 1st day of August 1859 to January 1, 1861 68.63
$464.66 $1816.55
To paid 17 months board at $15.00 per month from
the 1st day of August 1859 to the 1st day of
January 1861 including washing fuel etc ect 255.00
To paid Dr. Maupin's med. a/c 14.50
To 5 per cent Commission on receipts 90.82
To retained to pay Commissioner fee 7.50
To balance this day due ward 984.07
$1816.55 $1816.15
Commissioner's Office, Portsmouth February 1,
To the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Your Commissioner reports to the Court that Margaret W. Outten Guardian of Margaret A. W. Outten ophran of Wm. Outten decs has exhibited before your Commissioner a statement of all the money which she the said Margaret W. Outten, had received or become chargeable with or disbursed from the time of her qualification as guardian aforesaid to the 1st day of January 1861 together with the vouchers fro such disbursements. That the Commissioner embraced the said Margaret W. Outten guardian as aforesaid in the list of fiduciaries whose accounts were before him for settlement which was posted at the front door of the Court House of said City in pursuance of law, and having made up the foregoing account, finds that the 1st day of January 1861 a balance of $984.07 is due from the said guardian to her said ward. The account is supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned. Your Commissioner further reports to the Court that he has examined whether the said Guardian has given such bond as the law requires and whether it is in a penalty and with securities sufficient and finds the same unobjectionable and fully sufficient.
Given under my hand as Commissioner of the said Court on the day and year first aforesaid.
C. W. Murdaugh, Commissioner in Chancery.
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held on the 4th day of June 1861.
The foregoing account of Margaret W. Outten Guardian of Margaret A. W. Outten orphan of William Outten decd filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court on the 12th day of March 1861 by C. W. Murdaugh Commissioner and no exceptions being filed thereto the same was examined and confirmed by the Court and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Arthur Emmerson, c.c.

4. Residence: Jan 1866, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 87

5. Guardian account: 6 Feb 1866, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 440 Margaret A. W. Outten orphan of William Outten decd
on a/c with Margaret W. Outten her guardian
16 Jany 1861
To paid E. Comb account for receipt $3.68
22 Feby 1861
To H. Buff .68@ (March 1) J.J. Bloodgood acct/ 1.68
1 Mch 1861
To Seabury & Sons account 1.75
8 Mch 1861
To C. W. Murdaugh for motion 2.50
To Doct. Maupin & Watts medical bill 14.50
1 Apl 1861
To C. F. Greenwood & Bro account 5.00
12 Apl 1861
To L. Brinkley 1.50
To Burwell & Hobday 2.37
To E. Campe 1.00
22 Apl 1861
To Charles E. Jenkins 4.00
26 Apl 1861
To Hunt Thomas & Co. 4.25
10 May 1861
To Foster & Moore 1.50
To Mrs. Driver 6.12
10 July 1861
To Foster & Moore 9.96
11 July 1861
To S. Wail 1.75
24 Augt. 1861
To Seabury & Sons 1.75
31 Augt. 1861
To J. J. Bloodgood 7.50
2 Sept 1861
To Seabury & Sons 1.75
To James T. Borum 9.64
To J. D. Gammon 1.50
9 Sept 1861
To John W. Luke 35.69
28 Sept 1861
To H. H. Dashiell 3.00
31 Sept 1861
To R. H. Strong 3.00
5 Oct 1861
To J. J. Bloodgood account 5.00
To John Cocke (horse accts) 8.89
25 Oct 1861
To E. Camp 1.31
9 Nov 1861
To James Smith 1.00
To E. Camp 2.67
To Foster & Moore 17.00
To J. Amstader 3.75
To Jane Driver 4.28
25 Nov 1861
To T. B. Hammill 5.00
9 Dec 1861
To Hunt Thomas & Co. 2.60
To L. Carmichal 25.02
30 Dec. 1861
To John N. Ashton 5.31
31 Dec 1861
By this now due ward by account returned to Clerks
Office of Hustings Court of Portsmouth 984.07
By interest on same from 1st Jany 1861 to date 57.04
By hire of Mary Sin for 1861 25.00
By hire Mary ( Her Zaunger) for 1861 60.00
By hire man Lambert for 1861 1.50
By hire woman Courtney 60.00
By board from 1 Jany 1861 to date at $20 per month 240.00
By 5 per cent commission on receipts 10.25
By Balance due ward $735.14
$1189.61 $1189.61
16 Jany 1862
To paid Ruth & Daughters account 3.50
6 Feby 1862
To Jno N. Ashton 8.50
13 March 1862
To C. F. Greenwood two accounts $11.00 & $2.50 13.50
To W. M. Burnett account 4.00
20 March 1862
To John Cocke 20.50
24 March 1862
To J. W. Capps two accounts $2.00 & $1.00 3.00
27 March 1862
To E. Camp two accounts $3.25 & $2.50 5.75
5 July 1862
To Mrs. Driver 22.00
16 August 1862
To Jos Griffin 2.00
To J. Umstaders (4 accounts $13.75, $2.75, $2.50, $1.25 20.25
To A. Obinds for (3 accounts $3.50, $1.00, $2.00 6.50
28 August 1862
To Foster & Moore account 9.62
6 Sept 1862
To John Cocke 14.25
30 Sept 1862
To paid M. H. Manning account 4.00
4 Oct 1862
To paid L. Perry & Co. 4.50
11 Nov 1862
To John P. Wilkins 5.00
31 Dec 1862
To board from 1 Jany 1862 to date at $20 per month 240.00
To 5 per cent commission on receipts 7.75
By balance due on last years account 72.00
Interest on service one year to date
31 Dec 1862
By rent of house in Portsmouth Mr. Goop 17.00
By rent from Mr. Dent for 1861 40.00
By rent from Mr. Barnes for 1862 35.00
Balance due ward $491.64
$886.24 $886.24
65 Jany 1863
To paid Mr. Linn account 8.00
12 Feby 1863
To Lublin & Henry account 4.00
25 Feby 1863
To Mr. Staht 5.00
11 Mch 1863
To Mr. Schwarz Kose 3.00
13 Mch 1863
To J. & T. Griffin 2.50
15 Mch 1863
To J. W. Luke 4.15
25 Mch 1863
To A. Russell 4.25
To Doct. Linn 22.50
31 Dec 1863
To 5 per cent Commissions on receipts 6.93
By this sum due on last years account 471.64
By interest on same from 1st Jany 1863 to date 29.49
By rent from Mrs. Creasey for 1862 & 1863 84.00
By rent from Mr. Peterson for 1863 24.00
To Board from 1st Jany 1863 to date at $30 per month 240.00
Balance due ward 328.75
$629.13 $629.13
1 Jany 1864
By this sum due ward on last years account 328.75
31 Dec 1864
By interest on same for 12 months to date 19.72
By Rent from Mr. Peterson $100.00 from Mr. Wilkins $68 168.00
By this sum retained to pay for recording this account 3.00
To this sum for auditing this account & release 20.00
To 5 per cent commission on receipts 9.40
To Balance due ward $484.07
$516.47 $516.47
Whereas Margaret W. Outten qualified in the Hustings Court of the City of Portsmouth as guardian to one Margaret A. W. Outten orphan of William Outten decd who attained her age of twenty one years on the fourteenth day of October eighteen hundred & sixty four, and whereas the negroes to which I was entitled went to the Federal Army in 1862 and became free by an act of the Federal Government and I have had a settlement with the said Margaret W. Outten my Guardian as with appear by the account hereto announced. Now know all men by these presents, that I the said Margaret A. W. Outten have this day received of the said Margaret W. Outten my guardian the sum of four hundred and eighty four dollars and seven cents, the balance due me on said settlement, and in consideration whereof I the said Margaret A. W. Outten do hereby acquit, (unreadable) the said Margaret W. Outten my Guardian aforesaid of and from any manner of rent, actions, claims, or (unreadable) which I now have or may have against the said Margaret W. Outten by virtue of her guardianship as aforesaid.
Witness my hand and seal this 12th day of August A.D. 1865
Signed, sealed and delivered
in presence of
James Murdaugh Margaret A. W. Outten
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held on the 6th day of Febry 1866, the foregoing account of Margaret W. Outten Guardian of Margaret A. W. Outten orphan of William Outten decd filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court on the 3d day of October 1865 and no exceptions being filed thereto the same was examined and confirmedby the Court, and together with the certificate thereto annexed, which was proved by the oath of James Murdaugh a subscribing witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Dempsey Nash c.c.

6. Deed: Franklin J. White & Margaret A. W. his wife to Thomas H. Williams, trustee to Margaret A. W. White, 19 Sep 1866, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 441 This Deed made on the Nineteenth day of September 1866 between Franklin J. White and Margaret A. W. his wife of the first part, Thomas H. Williams who has been chosen Trustee for the purposes hereinafter mentioned of the second part and the said Margaret A. W. the wife of the said Franklin J. White of the third part, Witnesseth, that whereas the said Franklin J. White and Margaret A. W. his wife of the first part are desirious that the said Margaret A. W. of the third part should have and exercise full power and control over all the estate whether personal or real of which she was possessed or to which she had any right, title or interest whatsoever or in any manner before her coverture the same as if she had continued a feme sole and in consideration of the love and affection which the said Franklin J. white bears for the said Margaret A. W. his wife and in further consideration of the sum of Five Dollars to them in hand paid by the said Thomas H. Williams of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged the said Franklin J. White and Margaret A. W. his wife do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey and transfer to the said Thomas H. Williams his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns all right title and interest whatsoever which the said Margaret A. W. has in and to the Estate of her father William Outten deceased whether by will or otherwise being a certain lot or parcel of land situated on Crabb street which is the same conveyed to her said father by James C. Choate and wife by deed bearing date the Seventeenth day of October 1849 and also another lot or parcel of land situated on Crabb and Dinwiddie Streets which is the remainder of a lot of land conveyed to her said father by James C. Choate and wife and Benjamin Choate by deed dated the Seventeenth day of October 1849 and her remainder expectant upon the life estate of her Mother Margaret W. Outten in a certain other lot or parcel of land situated at the South West Corner of the intersection of Crabb and Dinwiddie Streets, also Forty one shares in the Portsmouth Savings Fund Society, together with her interest in the remainder expectant upon her Mothers life estate in Ninety Eight shares in the Stock of the Portsmouth Insurance Company and Fifteen hundred dollars in Virginia State Stock and also her interest in a certain bond secured by a deed of Trust and executed by Carey F. Grimes deceased which also belonged to her father's estate, all of which monies, stocks, funds etc. and lots and parcels of land together with the houses tenements and appurtenances thereunto belonging will be found more fully described by reference to the will of her said father and the deeds above mentioned all duly recorded in the Clerks Office of the City of Portsmouth and Norfolk County-- To have and to hold all the said lots of land and houses tenements and appurtenances thereunto belonging together with the said monies stocks funds, bonds etc and all monies accruing therefrom unto the said Thomas H. Wiliams his heirs, executors etc-- In Trust for the separate use and benefit of the said Margaret A. W. free from the control disposal contracts debts forfertures or engagments of her said husband, and in Trust that the said Thomas H. Williams his heirs executors etc-shall and do permit the said Margaret A. W. notwithstanding her coverture tohave hold take receive enjoy encumber sell and dispose of for her separate use and benefit free from the interference of her said husband and those claiming under by and through him and to have and receive the monies rents profits increase and interest thereof free from his control debts and contracts, and to enable her so to do she shall have and is hereby vested with full power and authority to execute acknowledge and deliver acquitances checks notes bonds deeds and any and all other instruments of writing which may be requisite for the enjoyment incumbrance sale or disposition of said property and the rents issues profits increase and interest thereof or any part thereof in the same manner and to all intents and purposes as though she were a feme sole and notwithstanding the coverture of the said Margaret A. W. she shall have full power and authority with the increase or sales of said property or any portion thereof to purchase other property real or personal or both in the name of the said Thomas H. Williams trustee his heirs executors etc. to be held by him or them upon like trust to all intents and purposes as the property hereby conveyed and the said Margaret A. W. shall have and is hereby vested with full power and authority at any and all times during her life by power of Attorney or other instrument or writing or by her verbal authority or direction as though she were a feme sole to appoint an agent or agents to exercise the powers herein given to her; And for these purposes may appoint her said husband to manage said property and all other property acquired for her separate use under this deed; with such powers as she may give: And for the management or mismanagement of which said agent or agents, the said Thomas H. Williams trustee herein appointed his heirs executors etc. shall in no manner be liable or responsible. And notwithstanding the coverture of the said Margaret A. W. she shall have, and is hereby given full power and authority to devise and bequeathe said property herein conveyed; And all monies rents profits increase and interest accrueing from the same: And all property she may acquire under this deed; And all monies, rents profits increase and interest accrueing therefrom, which may remain to her at the time of her death: And upon her death without having made a will, the same shall go to such child or children as she may leave living at the time of her death; to be equally divided among them, if more than one, share and share alike, And if she die intestate leaving no child living at the time of her death, then all of the above mentioned premises to go to her husband, the said Franklin J. White his heirs, executors and assigns. In Testimony whereof we the said Franklin J. White and Margaret A. W. his wife, have hereunto set our hands and seals this Nineteenth day of September 1866.
Franklin J. White
Margaret A. W. White
City of Portsmouth, State of Virginia:
I, A. S. Watts a Notary Public for the City of Portsmouth in the State of Virginia, do hereby certify that Franklin J. White whose name is signed to the writing hereto annexed bearing date on the Nineteenth day of September 1866-- has acknowledged the same before me in my City aforesaid; And I do further certify that Margaret A. W. White the wife of the said Franklin J. White whose name is likewise signed to the writing hereto annexed bearing date as aforesaid personally appeared before me in my City aforesaid and being examined by me privily and apart from her husband and having the writing aforesaid fully explained to her, she the said Margaret A. W. White acknowledged the said writing to be her act and declared that she had willingly executed the same and does not wish to retract it-- Given under my hand this Nineteenth day of September 1866--
A. S. Watts, Notary Public
In the Clerks Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth the 14th day of November 1866--
This Deed was admitted to record upon the Certificate annexed of A. S. Watts a Notary Public in and for the City of Portsmouth, State of Virginia.
Teste: Dempsey Nash c.c.

7. Deed: Thomas H. Williams, trustee & Margaret A. W. White to John S. Stubbs & B. W. Conant, 23 Nov 1866, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 441 This Indenture made this Twenty third day of November 1866 between Thomas H. Williams Trustee and Margaret A. W. White of the one part, John S. Stubbs of the second part; and B. W. Conant of the third part; Whereas the said Margaret A. W. White is jointly with her husband Franklin J. White and Thomas H. Bagwell justly indebted to the said B. W. Conant in the sum of (9500.00) Nine thousand five hundred dollars lawful money of the United States to be paid by regular installments as will appear by a bond bearing date the Twenty First day of November 1866 and whereas the said Thomas H. Bagwell and her said Husband Franklin J. White have by Deed dated the Twenty first day of November 1866 conveyed unto John S. Stubbs all their stock of Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals etc-- in trust to secure the payment of said sum of ($950.00) Nine Thousand Five hundred Dollars: And whereas the said Margaret A. W. White is willing further to receive unto the said B. W. Conant the payment of any balance which may remain due after the appropriation of the proceeds of said Stock of goods to the extinguishment or payment of said Bond-- Now this indenture witnesseth that for and in consideration of the premises and also in further consideration of the sum of ($5.00) to the said Thomas H. Williams and Margaret A. W. White in hand paid by the said Jno. S. Stubbs at or before the ensealing of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged; they the said Thomas H. Williams Trustee and Margaret A. W. White by virture of a power to her in that behalf given after her marriage with her said husband Franklin J. White in and by a certain indenture of their parts bearing date the Nineteenth day of September 1866 and duly recorded in the Clerks Office of the Portsmouth City Courts-- do hereby grant bargain sell convey and transfer to the said John S. Stubbs his executors, administrators, and assigns all right title and interest whatsoever which the said Margaret A. W. White and Thomas H. Williams Trustee have in and to any and all the property mentioned in said indenture bearing date the said Nineteenth day of September 1866 whether personal or real-- To have and to hold unto the said John S. Stubbs his executors, administrators and assigns all the above mentioned premises-- In trust nevertheless that the said John S. Stubbs his executors, administrators or assigns, shall and do permit the said Margaret A. W. White to possess and enjoy the use and benefit of the said property as she now does un der the said indenture bearing date the said Nineteenth day of September 1866 until the whole stock of goods conveyed by Thomas H. Bagwell and her husband Franklin J. White by Deed dated the Twenty first day of November 1866 shall have been sold and the proceeds thereof applied to the payment of the Bond which the said indenture dated the Twenty first day of November 1866 was intended to secure-- And should the proceeds of the sale of the said Stock of goods be insufficient to liquidate the said Bond then upon this further trust that the said John S. Stubbs his exectors administrators and assigns so soon as it shall have been ascertained that the proceeds of the sale of said stock of goods are insufficient to pay the balance which may then be due upon the said Bond with legal interest thereon, shall and will sell the said property or such part thereof as may be deemed necessary to the highest bidder for cash at public auction after having fixed the time and place of sale at his or their discretion and given (20) twenty days notice thereof in one of the newspapers published in Norfolk City- And out of the moneys arising from such sale after satisfying the charges thereof and all other expenses attending the premises pay to the said B. W. Conant his heirs Executors administrators or assigns the balance which may be their due upon the said Bond as aforesaid, with the interest due thereon and the balance if any he shall pay to the said Thomas H. Williams Trustee and Margaret A. White to be held in manner and form as under the said Indenture bearing date the Nineteenth day of September 1866-- And all of the property both real and pesonal which shall not be required to pay this indebtedness to remain to the said Thomas H. Williams his executors Administrators and assigns under the said Indenture bearing date the Nineteenth day of September 1866 subject to all the uses intents purposes and limitations therein mentioned-- But if the whole of the said Bond shall have been paid without any default having been made to the amount of ($1000.00) one thousand dollars or if after default the proceeds of the sale of the Stock of Goods shall be sufficient to fully pay and discharge the balance due thereon with interest as aforesaid then this indenture to be void or else to remain in full force and virture-- And the said Jno. S. Stubbs of the second part does hereby covenant and agree with the said Thomas H. Williams Trustee and Margaret A. W. White that in no case shall this Deed be so used as to release other parties from their liability upon the said Bond-- And that in no case shall her property be held liable for more than one half of the said balance which may be due as aforesaid until and unless the Estate of the other party Thomas H. Bagwell shall have proved insufficient to meet and pay his indebtedness thereon. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this Twenty third day of November 1866--
Thos. H. Williams
Margaret A. W. White
J. S. Stubbs, Trustee
State of Virginia: City of Portsmouth to wit:
I, A. S. Watts a Notary Public for the City of Portsmouth in the State aforesaid do Certify that Margaret A. W. White whose name is signed to the above writing bearing date the 23rd day of November 1866 has acknowledged the same before me in my City aforesaid.
Given under my hand this 23rd day of November 1866.
A. S. Watts Notary Public
In the Clerks Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth the 26th day of November 1866-- This Deed was acknowledged before me by Thomas H. Williams and J. S. Stubbs Trustee parties thereto and together with the Certificate annexed of A. S. Watts a Notary Public in and for the City of Portsmouth, State of Virginia, is admitted to record.
Teste: Dempsey Nash c.c.

8. Alt. Death: Sep 1867, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 88,232

Margaret married Dr. Franklin James White [647] 75,85,87,442,443 [MRIN: 262], son of Col. William Edward White [1494] and Elizabeth Hays [1495], on 11 Jan 1866 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.87 Franklin was born about 1838 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia,87,442 died on 25 Jul 1893 in San Rafael, Marin, California, USA 444 about age 55, and was buried on 27 Jul 1893 in San Rafael, Marin, California, USA. The cause of his death was heart disease--seriously impaired by fatty degeneration--immediate cause was a clot.445

Marriage Notes: MARRIAGE: White-Outten marriage, Portsmouth City Marriage Register 1, (1858-1901), Microfilm reel # 7, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va.:
Date of Marriage: 11 Jan 1866 Place: Portmouth, Va.
Husband; Dr. Franklin J. West Wife: Margt. A. W. Outten
Husband's Age: 28 Wife's Age: 22
Husband: single Wife: single
Husband's Birthplace: Portsmouth, Va.
Wife's Birthplace: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Wife's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Parents: Wm. E. & Elizabeth White
Wife's Parents: Wm. & Margt. Outten
Husband's Occupation: Physician
Person Who Performed Ceremony: J. H. Wingfield

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 11 Jan 1866, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 446 Marriage License, Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to wit"
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages: You are hereby authorized to join in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia:
Doct. Franklin James White and Miss Margaret Ann Wright outten
Given under my hand, as Clerk of Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth this, 10th day of January 1966
Dempsey Nash, Clerk
Certificate to Obtain a Marriage License
Time of Marriage: 11 January 1866 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Virginia
Name of Parties: Franklin James White & Margaret Ann Wright Outten
Age of Husband: 28 yrs. Age of Wife: 22 yrs.
Condition of Husband; single Condition of Wife: single
Husband's Birth: Portsmouth, Va. Wife's Birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Wife's Residence: POrtsmouth, Va.
Husband's Parents: William E. & Elizabeth White
Wife's Parents: William & Margaret W. Outten
Occupation of Husband' Physician
Given under my hand this 10 day of January 1866
Dempsey Nash, Clerk
Minister's Return of Marriage
I certify, that on the 11th day of January 1866 at Portsmouth, Va., I united in marriage the above named and described parties, under authority of the annexed license.
J. H. Wingfield

Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: 1860 U.S., Jul 1860, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 442

2. Residence: Jul 1860, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 442

3. Military Service: Private in Co. K, 9th Va. Infantry, promoted Surgeon C.S. Army, 1861, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 447

4. Military Enlistment: Co. K, 9 Reg't Virginia Infantry, 10 Jun 1861, Pinners Point, Norfolk, Virginia. 448 *The enlistment date on the military service record only states the year as 186__, but with a review of additional information included in file the year is very probably 1861.

5. Military Service: Co. K, 9th Virginia Infantry, Jun-Dec 1861, Pinners Point, Norfolk, Virginia. 448 Franklin J. White, Co. K, 9 Virginia Infantry, private
Franklin White, pvt., Co. K, 9 Reg't Virginia Volunteers appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above , for July & Aug. 1861
Dated: Aug. 31, 1861
Enrolled for active service:
When: June 10, 186_-
Where: Pinners Point
By whom: Edward Kearns
Present or absent: not stated
Remarks: Mustered into service by Lt. Geor. W. Harrison, C.S. Navy, June 30, 1861

Franklin White, pvt., Co. K, 9 Reg't Virginia Infantry appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above fro Sept & Oct. 1861
Dated Oct. 31, 1861
Enlisted When: June 10, 186__
Where: Pinners Point
By whom: Edward Kearns
Last paid by whom: Maj. Carr
To what time: Aug. 31, 186__
Present or absent: not stated

Franklin White, pvt., Co. K, 9 Reg't Virginia Infantry, appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above for Sept. & Oct. 1861.
Dated: Oct. 31, 1861
Enlisted When: June 10, 186__
Where: Pinners Point
By whom: Edward Kearns
Last paid by whom: Maj. Carr
To what time: Aug. 31, 186__
Present or absent: not stated

Franklin J. White, pvt., Co. K, 9 Reg't Virginia Infantry appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above, for Nov. & Dec. 1861
Dated: Dec. 31, 1861
Enlisted When: June 10, 186__
Where: Pinners Point
By whom: Edward Kearns
Remarks: Discharged at Pinners Special order 382 Hadrs Norfolk, Disc. Nov. 16, 1861

Franklin J. White, pvt., Co. K, 9 Va. appears on a Register of payments to Discharged Soldiers.
Date of Discharge: 16 Dec. 1861
Date of Payment: 16 Dec. 1861
By whom: C. W. Hardy
**The 9th Regiment Virginia Infantry was organized July 7, 1861 with ten companies, A to K, which had previously been accepted into the service of the Confederate States. Prior to the organizaion of this regiment and while in the service of the State of Virginia some of these companies had taken part in an ineffective attempt to form an artillery regiment.

6. Military Discharge: 16 Dec 1861, Pinners Point, Norfolk, Virginia. 448

7. Witness: Asst. Surgeon in charge, 27 Apr 1862, Chimborazo Hospital No. 5, Richmond, Richmond (city), Virginia, USA. 449 Inventory of the effects of C. J. Adams late of Company A, 11th Regiment of Alabama who died at Chimborazo the 27th day of April 1862
he has $1.75 of this worth left
F. J. White
Asst. Surg. in charge
C. J. Adams, pvt., Co. A, 11 Regiment of Alabama appears on a register of Chomborzo Hospital No. 5, Richmond, Virginia, under the head of "List of Names of Men who died in Division No. 5, Chimborazo Hosptial.
Date of Death: April 26, 1862

8. Witness: Asst. Surgeon P.A.C.S., 29 Aug 1862, Chimborazo Hospital No. 5, Richmond, Richmond (city), Virginia, USA. 450 Chimborazo Hospital No. 5, Richmond, August 29, 1862
Know all men by these presents that W. J. Bryan of Co. K, 44 Reg't Ga. Vol. do hereby authorize and empower J. D. Smith of Co. K, 44 Reg't Ga. Vol. to recieve and reciept for all money due me on my discriptive roll.
W. J. (X his mark) Bryan
Witness
F. J. White, Asst. Surg. PA.C.S.

Army of the Confederate States, Certificate of Disability for Retiring Invalid Soldiers
Under Act of Congress, Approved February 17th 1864
Private W. G. Bryan of Captain Beck's Company K of the 44th Geo. Regiment Cook's Brigade, enrolled or enlisted by Lieut. Johnson at Greensboro, Geo. on the 12th day of May 1861, to serve for the war. He was born in Green Co in the State of Georgia is 24 years of age, 6 feet 1 inches high, flind complexion, gray eyes, sandy hair, and by occupation when enlisted a farmer, and having appeared before this Board for examination, we do hereby certify that he is permanently disabled from service of any kind in consequence of organic disease of the hear. Disease contracted while in line of duty. We therefore recommend that he be reitred according to Gen. Order No. 34 A & G. I. Richmond, Va. 1864. This is reexamination and renewal of retirement
In consequence thereof he will not, in our opinion, be fit for duty in a less period than six months. We therefore recommend that he be placed on the retired list of Soldiers of the Invalid Corps.
C. J. Roach, Surgeon P.A.C.S.
N. R. Swimmer, Surgeon P.A.C.S.
P. B. Bayley, Surgeon P.A.C.S.
Examining Board, Augusta, Ga.
March 20th, 1865

9. Military Service: Co. F. & S, 47 North Carolina Infantry, 1 Mar 1863. 451 Franklin J. White, Co. F & S., 47 North Carolina Infantry, Surgeon
Franklin J. White, Surgeon, 47 Reg't North Carolina Infantry appears on a roster of the 47th Regiment North Carolina Volunteers organized March 24, 1862; mustered into Confederate service May 1862, for 3 years.
Dated: Feb. 1864
Date of rank and whether by appointment, election or promotion: Jan. 1863

Franklin J. White, Surgeon, 47 Regiment North Carolina Troops appears on a roll of honor of the organization named above.
County: Virginia
Date of entrance into service: Mar. 1, 1863
Age: 27
Vol. or Conscript: Vol.

F. J. White, Surgeon, 47 Reg't Vols. appears on a list of prisoners of war received at Fort Monroe, Va., Aug. 6, 1863, from Baltimore, Md., and sent to Fort Norfolk for confinement until further orders.
List dated Provost Marshal's Office, Dept. of Virginia, 7th Army Corps, Fort Monroe, Va., Aug. 6, 1863

F. J. White, Surgeon, 47 Reg't N.C. appears on a roll of prisoners of war received at Fort McHenry, Md. during the month of August, 1863.
Roll dated: not dated
Where captured: Williamsport
When captured: July 5, 1863
When received: Aug. 10, 1863
Where from: Norfolk, Va.

F. J. White, Surgeon 47 Reg't N.C. appears on a roll of prisoners of war sent from Fort Norfolk, Va. to Fort McHenry, Md., Aug. 10, 1863
Roll dated: not dated
Where captured: Williamsport
When captured: July 5, 1863

F. J. White, Surgeon, 47 Reg't N.C. appears on a roll of prisoners of war paroled at Fort McHenry, Md. and sent to City Point, Va., for exchange
Roll dated Hdqrs. Fort McHenry, Md., Nov. 1863
Where captured: Williamsport
When captured: July 5, 1863
Where from: Norfolk
When received: Aug. 10, 1863

Frank J. White, Surg., 47 Reg't N.C. Infantry appears on a roster of officers in the regiment named above
Roster dated: Nov. 29, 1864
By whose authority absent: Med. Ex. Board
Date of leaving regiment: Sept. 20, 1864
Date of commission: Mar. 1, 1863
Remarks: In hospital at Richmond

Receipt for store issued to Surg. F. J. White for his own use: Dec. 2, 1863
47 N.C.
1 Bridle $15
1 Bit 4
$19

Voucher No. 616
Paid the 24 day of Jany. 1865, F. J. White, Surgeon 47th N.C.
From the 1 day of Sept. 1862 to the 2 day of Oct. 1864
Pay $324
Forage:
Amount: $324
The Confederate States of America
To Surgeon F. J. White, 47th N.C. Infantry
Pay: 1st Sept 1864 to 31st Oct. 1864
Term of Service: 2 months
Pay per month: 162.00
Amount: $324.00
Remarks: Chimborazo Hospital, Jany 17, 1865
I certify that Surg. F. J. White is a patient (?) in Point (?) & under my treatment by order Conf. Goverment.
J. J. Cherry
I hereby certify that the foregoing account is accurate and just; that I have not been absent without leave during any part of thie time charged for: that I have not received pay, orage, or received money in lieu of any part thereof , for any part of the time therein charged; that the horses were actually kept in service and were mustered for the whole of the timecharged; that for the whole of the time charged for my staff appointment, I actually and legally held the appointment and did duty in the department; that I have been a commissioned officer for the number of years stated in the charge for every additional five years service; that I am not in arrears with the Confederate States on any account whatsoever; and that the last payment I received was from Capt. James E. West, A. G. M. and to the 31st day of August I, 1864.
I, at the same time, acknowledge that I have received of Capt. G. A. Barksdale, A. G. M. this 24th day of January 1865, the sum of three hundred and twenty-four dollars being the amount in full of said account.

Special Requisition:
(1) one tent
(1) one tent fly
(1) one set poles
I certify that the above requisition is correctand that the articles specified are absolutely requisite for the public service rendered so by the following circumstances.
F. J. White, Asst. Surg., 47th N.C.
Capt. J. J. Thomas Jr. A. G. M. will issue the articles specified in the above requisition.
Received in the field the 28th Febry 1863 of Capt. J. J. Thomas Jr. Assistant Quartermaster.
One test, one tent fly, one tent poles

Requisition for forage for one private horses in the service of Dr. F. J. White in the field for 29 days, commencing the 1st of Febry 1864 and ending the 29th Febry 1864.
Date: 1st Feb. to 29 Feb. 1864
No. of horses: 1
Daily allowance: 12 pounds
Total allowance: 348 pounds corn, 81 pounds hay
I certify, on honor, that the above requisition is correct and just, and that I have not drawn forage for any part of the time above charged.
F. J. White
Surg. 47th N.C. Regt.
Received during the monty of Feby. 1864, of Capt. J. J. Thomas, Assistant Quartermaster 6 3/4 bushels corn, 87 pounds hay in full of the above requisition.

Requisition for forage for one private horses in the service of Dr. F. J. white, Surgeon for 31 days, commencing the 1st day of March and ending the 31st of March 1864.
Date: 1st March to 31st March 1864
No. of horses: 1
Daily allowance: 4 pounds oats, 3 1/2 pounds hay
Total allowance: 124 pounds corn, 108 1/2 hay
I certify, on honor, that the above requisition is correct and just, and that I have not drawn forage for any part of the time above charged:
F. J. White,
Surg. 47th N.C.
Received in the field during the month of March 1864, of Capt. J. J. Thomas, Assistant Quartermaster, 12 lbs. corn, 108 1/2 pounds hay, in full of the above requisition.

The Confederate States of America, To Asst. Surg. F. J. White, PA.C.S.
Pay: 31st Dec. to 28th Feb.
Term of service charged: 2 months
Pay for Month: $110
Amount: $220.00
I hereby certify that the foregoing account is accurate and just; that I have not been absent, without leave, during any part of the time charged for; that I have not received pay, forage, or received money in lieu of any part thereof, for any part of the time therein charged; that the horses were actually kept in service and were mustered for the whole of the time charged; that for the whole of the time charged for my staff appointment, I actually and legally held the appointment and did duty in the department; that I have been a commissioned officer for the number of years stated in the charge for every additional five years service; that I am not in arrears with the Confederate States on any account whatsoever; and that the last payment I received was from Capt. J. West A. Q. M. and to the 31st day of December 1862.
I, at the same time, acknowledge that I have received of Capt. Divine A. Q. M. this 28th day of February 1863, the sum of two hundred & twenty dollars being the amount in full of said account.
F. J. White
Asst. Surg. P.A.C.S.
47th N.C.

Requisition for forage for one private horses in the service of Surgeon F. J. White in the field for 30 days, commencing the 1st of April and ending the 30th day of April 1864
Date: 1 April to 30th April 1864
Number of horses: 1
Daily allowance: 5 pounds corn
Total allowance: 150 pounds corn
I certify, on honor, that the above requisition is correct and just, and that I have not drawn forage for any part of the time above charged.
F. J. White
Surg. 47th N.C.
Received during the month of April 1864, of Capt. J. J. Thomas, Assistant Quartermaster: 150 pounds corn in full of the above requisition.

Franklin J. White, General and Staff Officers, Corps, Division and Brigade Staffs, Non-Com. Staffs and Bands, Enlisted Men, Staff Departments, C.S.A.
Asst. Surg. to Surg.

Franklin J. Whtie, Asst. Surg. Med. Dept. appears on a register of Appointments, Confederate States Army
State: Va.
To whom report: Genl. Huger
Date of appointment: Nov. 16, 1861
Date of confirmation: Feby. 5, 1862
Term of acceptance: Dec. 12, 1861
Genl Huger

F. J. white, Asst. Surgeon appears on a return of Medical officers in Maj. Gen. Arnold Elsey's District, for the month of Dec. 1862
Station: Richmond, Va.
With what troops serving: Chimaborazo Hospital

F. J. White, Surgeon, 47 Reg't N.C. appears on a register of Chimborazo Hospital No. 5, Richmond, Virginia
Admitted: Aug. 11, 1864
Returned to duty: Aug. 11, 1864

F. J. White, Surg. 47 Regt. appears on an inspection report of MacRae's North Carolina Brigade, commanded by Brig. Gen. William MacRae.
Report dated near Petersburg, Va., Feby. 27, 1865
Commissioned officer accounted for: sick
Date: Sept. 11, 1864

F. J. White, Surg. 47 Regt N.C. appears on a register of Medical Director's Office, Richmond, Va., under the head of "Furloughs and Leaves of Absence:
When received: Sept. 2, 1864
Date of paper: Aug. 31, 1865
Where sent: Adj. Gen.
Where from: Chimborazo Hosp.
Remarks: Appd. & fwd. 30 days

F. J. White, Surg. 47 Regt N.C. appears on a register of Medical Director's Office, Richmond, Va. under the head of "Leaves of absence granted on Surgeon's Certificate"
When received: Sept. 19, 1864
When filed: Sept. 20, 1864
Where filed: Chomb. Hosp.

F. J. White, Medical Officer appears on a register of the Inspector of Hosptials Office, Richmond, Va. showing quarterly reports of sick and wounded received from Medical Officers.
Hospital or regiment: 47 N.C.
Station: Camp Marshall, Va.
Report received: Apl. 7, 1864--July 22, 1864

F. J. Whte, Surgeon 47 Reg't N.C. appears on a register of Chimborazo Hospital No. 5, Richmond, Virginia
Disease: A. Dysentry
Admitted: Aug. 26, 1864

F. J. White, Surgeon, 47 Reg't N.C. appears on a register of Chimborazo Hospital No. 5, Richmond, Virginia
Disease: A. Dysentry
Admitted: Aug. 11, 1864

F. J. White, Surgeon, 47 Reg't Va. appears on a register of Chimborazo Hospital No. 5, Richmond, Virginia
Admitted: Aug. 26, 1864
Furloughed: Sept. 1, 1864
Remarks: Was to ill to leave. Dec. 18 Trans to (?) Quarters to report to Surg. Garnett, pending application for leave

F. J. White, Surgeon, 47 Reg't N.C. appears on an inspection report of MacRae's Brigade of North Carolina Troops, commanded by Brig. Gen. William MacRae.
Report dated: near Petersburg, Va., Jan. 27, 1865
Absent commissioner officers accounted for
By what authority: sick in hospital at Richmond

F. J. White, Surg., 47 Regt N.C. appears on an inspection report of MacRae's Brigade of North Carolina Troops, commanded by Brig. Gen. William MacRae.
Report dated: near Petersburg, Va., Dec. 26, 1864
Absent commissioned officers accounted for
By what authority: sick leave
Dated: Sept. 17, 1864

F. J. White, Surg. 47 N.C. Regt. appears on an inspection report of commissioned officers absent from MacRae's Brigade
Report dated: Sept. 2, 1864
Absent commissioned officers accounted for
By what authority: Hospital at Richmond
Date: Aug. 25, 1864

F. J. White, A. S. appears on a register of Medical Director's Office, Richmond, Va.
Appointed: Nov. 15, 1861
Post: Chimborazo Hos.
Remarks: Jany 19, 47th N.C. Regt. Pettigreens B.

F. J. White, A. Surg. appears on a register of Medical Director's Office, Richmond, Va.
Appointed: Nov. 15, 1861
Disposition: Chimborazo Hos.
Remarks: Ordered to 47th N.C. Regt. Jany 19 M.D.
Relieved Jany. 21/63

F. J. White, Medical Officer appears on a register of Inspector of Hospitals Office, Richmond, Va. under the head of "Reports returned for correction"
Station: Hookerton, N.C.
when received: May 11, 1863
When returned for correction: May 13, 1863
when return corrected: May 23, 1863

F. J. White, Surg. 47 Reg't N.C. Troops appears on a morning report of officers Private Quarters, Richmond, Va. for Dec. 20, 1864
Admitted: Dec. 20, 186__

F. J. White, Surg. 47 Reg't N.C. appears on a register of Medical Director's Office, Richmond, Va. under the head of "Furloughs and Leaves of Absence"
When received: Dec. 7, 1864
Date of paper: Dec. 5, 1864
Where sent: A.A. G.
Where from: Chimb. Hosp.
Remarks: App.

F.J. White, Surgeon, 48 Reg't N.C. appears on a register of Medical Director's Office, Richmond, Va., under the head of "Furloughs and Leaves of Absence:
When received: Nov. 2, 1864
Date of paper: Nov. 1, 1864
Where sent: S. G. A.A. G.
Where from: Chimb. Hosp.
Remarks: App.

F. J. White, Asst. Surgeon appears on a return of Medical Officers Pettigrew's Brigade, for the month of Jan. 1863.
Post or Station: Magnolia
With what troop serviing: 47 Reg't N.C. Troops
Remarks: Confederate (?) Nov. 16, 1861. Reported for temporary duty as surgeon of the 47th Reg't. Reported for temporary duty as surgeon for the 47th Reg't

F. J. White, Surgeon, 47 Reg't N.C. appears on an inspection report of MacRae's Brigade of North Carolina Troops, Heth's Division, Hill's Corps, commanded by Brig. Gen. William MacRae.
Report dated: near Petersburg, Va., Nov. 30, 1864
Commissioned officers accounted for
By what authority: In hospital , Richmond
September 20, 1864

F. S. White, Asst. Surgeon appears on a return of Medical Officers in Department Commanded by Maj. Gen. G. W. Smith, for the month of Jan. 1863
Post or Station: Richmond, Va.
With what troops serving: Chimborazo Hosp.
Remarks: Relieved from duty Jan. 21/63.

Franklin Wite, Surgeon 47 Reg't N.C. Inf. appears on a register containing Rosters of Commissioned Officers, Provisional Army Confederate States
Date of resignation, death, transfer or promotion: Assigned, Apr. 11, 1863

Franklin White, Surgeon 47 Reg't N.C. Inf. appears on a register containg rosters of commissioned Officers, Provisional Army Confederate States
Remarks: 89/63

F. J. White, Surgeon
See papers filed with rolls of Co. A, 11th Ala. Inf.
Case of C. J. Adams

Asst. Surg. F. J. White
Chim. Hospital , Dec. 3rd, 1862
Stating that he has appeared before Med. Boa. with favorable result.

Chimborazo Hospital No. 5
December 3rd, 1862
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of yours of Nov. 29th asking if I have appeared before a medical examing board and with what result.
In reply I would (can't read)

F. J. White, Surgeon Asst.
Greensboro, North Carolina
May 2, 1865
In accordance with the terms of the Military Convention, entered into on the twenty-sixth day of April 1865, between General Joseph E. Johnston, Commanding the Confederate Army, and Major General W. T. Sherman, Commanding the United States Army in North Carolina
Surgeon F. J. White, C.S.A.
has given his solemn obligation not to take up arms against the Government of the United States until properly released from this obligations; and is permitted to return to his home, not to be disturbed by the United States Authorities so long as he claims this obligation and obeys the laws in force where he may reside.
Wm Hartwell F. J. White
(?) Brig. Gen. Surgeon, C. S.A.

Paid the 31st day of August 1862, F. J. Whjte, Asst. Surgeon P.A.C.S.
From the 1st day of August 1862
To the 31 day of August 1862
Pay: $110.
Amount: $110

Confederate States of American
To: F. J. White, Asst. Surg. P.A.C.S.
Pay Date: 31 July to 31 August
Term: 1 month
Pay per month: $110.
Amount: $110.00

Franklin J. White, 1862
Special Requisition
2 pair pants
1 pair drawers
1 pair socks
1 coat
1 hat
2 shirts

Special Requisition
one pair pants
one pair drawers
two shirts
one coat

No. 15 lbs. F 1st Qer. 1864
As. F. J. White
Requistion for fuel for January 1864

Requisition for fuel for Dr. F. J. White stationed in the field for the month of January 1864
For myself--3 1/2 cords wood

F. J. white, Ass't Surg. C.S.A.
**See manuscript No. 6270 page, July 1862

Franklin White, Surgeon
Subject: Assignment
Special Order Number 89/4
Apr. 11, 1863
Adjutent & Inspector General's Office, Confederate States, contains information relative to the man named, on the subject mentioned above.

F. J. White, Ass't Surg. C.S.A.
**See Manuscript No. 6270, page
July 1862

F. J. White, Asst. Surg., P.A.C.S.
**See Personal Papers of W. J. Bryan
Co. K, 44th Regt. Ga. Vols.
Aug. 1862





10. Residence: 1866, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 87

11. Occupation: Physician, 1866, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 87,452 Portsmouth Business Directory--1866
Physicians--Bagwell & White--4 Ocean House

12. Deed: Thomas H. Bagwell & Franklin J. White to John S. Stubbs & B.W. Conant, 21 Nov 1866, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 441 This Indenture made this Twenty First day of November 1866 between Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White of the first part, John S. Stubbs of the second part and B. W. Conant of the third part-- Whereas the said Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White are justly indebted to the said B. W. Conant in the just and full sum of ($9500.00) Nine Thousand Five Hundred Dollars lawful money of the United States to be paid by regular installments as will appear by a Bond of even tenor and date with this Indenture and executed by the said Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White, together with Margaret A. W. White of the said Franklin J. White unto the said B. W. Conant-- which debt with the legal interest thereon accruing the said Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White are willing to secure. Now this Deed Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the premises and in further consideration of the sum of ($5-) Five Dollars to the said Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White in hand paid by the said Jno. S. Stubbs before the unsealing of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowleged. They the said Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White have bargained and sold and do hereby bargain and sell unto the said John S. Stubbs his Executors administrators or assigns the following property to wit:-- All their Stock of Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, Paints, Oils, Furniture, Fixtures etc, in their two Stores situated, the one at No 56 High Street and the other at No 4 Grice Row Crawford Street, which is the same Stock of Goods this day purchased by the said Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White from the said B. W. conant as will more fully appear from Bill of Sale of even tenor and date with this Indenture-- To have and to hold the said property to the said John S. Stubbs his executors administrators and assigns and to the only proper use and behoof of the said John S. Stubbs his executors administrators etc. forever. Upon Trust nevertheless that the John S. Stubbs his Executors Administrators and assigns shall permit the said Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White to possess and enjoy the use and benefit of said property until default to the amount of ($1000.00) One Thousand Dollars, shall have been made in payment of the installments upon the Bond which this Indenture is intended to secure. And then upon this further trust that the said John S. Stubbs his executors administrators or assigns so soon after the happening of such default of payment to the said amount of ($1000.00) one thousand dollars, as the said B. W. conant his Executors, administrators and assigns, shall request, shall and will sell the said or such part thereof as will be deemed necessary of notice hereinafter mentioned if not, then to the highest bidder for cash at Public Auction, after having fixed the time and place of sale, at his or their discretion and given days notice thereof in one of the Newspapers published in the City of Norfolk and out of the moneys arising from such sale after satisfying the charges thereof and all other expenses attending the premises, pay to the said B. W. Conant his executors administrators or assigns the said sum of ($9500.00) Nine Thousand Five hundred dollars or the amount thereof remaining unpaid upon the said Bond with interest thereon-- And the balaince, if any, he shall pay to the said Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White their executors administrators and assigns-- But if the whole of the said sum of ($9500.00) Nine thousand five hundred dollars with interest as aforesaid shall be fully paid and discharged to the said B. W. Conant his executors administrators or assigns when the same shall become payable so that no defaults to the amount of ($1000.00) one thousand dollars shall have been made then this Indenture to be void, or else to remain in full force and virtue.
In Witness whereof We the said Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White have hereunto set our hands and seals this twenty first day of November 1866--
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
Thomas H. Bagwell
Franklin J. White
J. S. Stubbs, Trustee
In the Clerks Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth the 20th day of November 1866-- This Deed was acknowledged before me by Thomas H. Bagwell, Franklin J. White and John S. Stubbs Trustee parties thereto and admitted to recorded--
Teste: Dempsey Nash c.c.

13. Advertisement: medication for dysentery, 8 Jul 1867, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 453 Look At This---Just received a new supply of Mrs. Kidders' Dysentery Cordial, a good thing. Those in want should call at Bagwell & White's, and supply themselves.
The Universal Heath Paint still goes with a rush.

14. Advertisement: advistement for loss of appetite & debility, 23 Aug 1867, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 453 We call attention of those persons who are suffering from loss of appetite and debility during the warm weather, to Osburn's Bitters. They give tone to the stomach, restore the appetite, and are very cheap in price. Bagwell & White are the agents for them.

15. Occupation: suregeon with the Independent Fire Company, May 1868, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 454 Journal--May 13, 1868--Officers Independent Fire Company--Joseph D. Knap, foreman; 1st asst. John Murphy; 2nd asst. Thomas F. Mears; secy James A. Dillon; asst. secy. Ed T. Hitchins; Treas Roderick Daughtery; surgeon Dr. F. J. White; engineer James Booth; pipeman, Thomas Bland, J. W. Yost, Thoams Cruse, Nathan Angstadt; axeman, Joseph Hickman & Richard Ellis.

16. Letter: 15 Aug 1868, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 455 Journal--August 15, 1868--Letter of tribute to Joseph D. Knapp, upon his resignation as foreman of the Independent Fire Co., signed by: John Murphy, James Delton, Roderick Daughtrey, T. J. Mears, Edwin Hitchins, and Franklin White. (Robert Noel had been elected to succeed Knapp)

17. Deed: Franklin J. White & Thos. H. Williams, trustee & J. S. Stubbs, trustee, 27 Nov 1868, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 441 This Deed made this 27th day of Nov. 1868 between Franklin J. White and Thos. H. Williams Trustee of the one part and J. S. Stubbs trustee of the other part--Witnesseth that the said Franklin J. White and Thos. H. Williams Trustee, the former with general, and the latter with special warranty, do grant unto J. S. Stubbs, trustee, the following described lots, pieces or parcels of land situate in Portsmouth with the privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging, and described in a certain deed bearing date and record Nov. 14th 1866 from said Franklin J. White, and wife to Thos. H. Williams trustee as situate on Crabb street and conveyed to Wm. Outten by Jas. C. Choate Oct. 17th 1849, and another lot on Crabb and Dinwiddie streets and conveyed by James C. and Benjamin Choate on the 17th day of Octr. 1849 and the remainder expectant on the death of the Mother of said wife situate at the S. W. corner of the intersection of Crabb and Dinwiddie streets, which said described property is subject to a deed to J. S. Stubbs, trustee, for the benefit of B. W. Conant of record Nov. 23rd. 1866,-- Nevertheless in trust to secure the payment of a bond for five hundred dollars, executed by Thomas H. Bagwell and Franklin J. White, and payable to Dolla A. Brittingham (the daughter of George R. Armstead) the interest of which payable quarterly is to be paid to George R. Armistead during his life, but it is hereby expressly provided, that if the quarterly payments of the interest should not be regularly paid to the said George R. Armistead during his life, or if default in the payment of both principal and interest should be made to said Dolla A. Brittingham upon demand of payment after the death of said George R. Armistead, then and in the event of the happening of either, the said trustee at the request of either the said George R. Armistead upon default of paying to him the quarterly interest during his natural life or default of paying both principal and interest, after his death to said Dolla A. Brittingham, or her personal representatives or assigns, shall sell said property and after paying the expenses incident to executing the trust, pay the debt and interest provided for hereby, and the residue, to said Franklin J. White or Thos. H. Williams, trustee. Witness the following signatures and seals.
Franklin J. White
Thos. H. Williams, Trus.
J. S. Stubbs, Trustee
In the Clerks Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, the 28th day of November 1868-- This Deed was acknowledged before me by Franklin J. White, Thomas H. Williams, Trustee, and J. S. Stubbs, Trustee, parties thereto, and admitted to record.
Teste: Dempsey Nash, c.c.

18. Deed: F. J. White to Thomas H. Williams, 25 Jan 1869, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 456 This Deed made this 25th day of January 1869 between Franklin J. White of the first part, Thomas H. Williams of the second part, and William E. White of the third part--whereas the said Franklin J. White is justly indebted to the said William E. White in the just and full sum of ($800.00) eight hundred dollars as witnessed by his several bond payable one day after date with interest and of even tenor and date with this instrument, the payment of which said sum he is willing to secure--now this Deed witnesseth that for and in consideration of the premises and in further consideration of the sum of five dollars to him in hand paid by the said Thomas H. Williams the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he the said Franklin J. White, doth grant with general warranty unto the said Thomas H. Williams all the following property to wit: a certain lot or parcel of land situated on Crabb Street which is the same conveyed to Wm. Outten deceased by James C. Choate and wife by Deed dated October 17th 1849, also another lot or parcel of land situated on Crabb and Dinwiddie Streets which is the remainder of a lot of land conveyed to William Outten deceased by James C. Choate and wife and Benjamin Choate by Deed dated October 17th 1849 and also another lot or parcel of land situated at the South West corner of the intersection of Crabb and Dinwiddie Street, together with all the appurtences unto the said several lots belonging--all of which will appear more fully described by reference to Deed executed by Franklin J. White and Margaret A. W. , his wife to Thos. H. Williams, trustee, dated Sept. 19th 1866, the will of William Outten and the Deeds above mentioned all of which are duly recorded in the Clerk's Office of the City of Portsmouth and Norfolk County Courts--In Trust to secure the above mentioned sum of ($800.00) eight hundred dollars and the Interest that may be done at the time of the execution of this Trust. Upon the above mentioned premises are already two prior incumbrances, the one a Deed of Trust executed by Thos. H. Williams, trustee, and Margaret A. W. White to J. S. Stubbs, trustee to secure the payment of a certain sum therein mentioned unto B. W. Conant--said Deed dated November 23rd 1866. The second a Deed of Trust dated November 27th 1868--and executed by Thos. H. Williams trustee and Franklin J. White to J. S. Stubbs to secure payment of Bond of Bagwell and White unto George R. Armistead and others as will appear more fully by reference to said Deeds of Trust--If the prior liens upon the said property should be first enforced and none of the same sold then shall be sufficient to satisfy the same then it shall be lawful for the said Thomas H. Williams to receive the balance thereof and first apply each balance to the payment of the amount herein secured--and should any money or monies remain in the hands of the said Thos. H. Williams, Trustee, after the satisfaction in payment of the said eight hundred dollars, he is hereby authorized to pay over the same either to myself or my legally appointed attorney.
Witness the following signatures and seals.
Franklin J. White
State of Virginia, City of Portsmouth, s.s.
I, A. S. Watts a Notary Public for the City aforesaid do hereby certify that Franklin J. White whose name is signed to the writing above bearing date the 25th day of January 1869 has acknowledged the same before me in my city aforesaid. Given under my hand this 25th day of January 1869.
A. S. Watts, Not. Pub.
In the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth the 9th day of September 1869. This Deed was admitted to record upon the certificate annexed of A. S. Watts, a Notary Public in and for the City of Portmsouth, State of Virginia.
Teste: Dempsey Nash, c.c.

19. Residence: came to Nevada, 1870, Carson City, Carson City (city), Nevada, USA. 457

20. Occupation: elected to Board of Censors, 1 Jul 1878, Virginia City, Storey, Nevada, USA. 458 Nevada State Medical Society--In April 1878, a suggestion was made by several physicians of the State as to the propriety of organizing a medical society embracing the State at large, under the auspices of, and in affiliation with, the "National American Medical Association." Accordingly, a general call was made through the press, and a circular issued to be sent to all the medical men of the State belonging to the old school of medicine.
There assembled under this call at Carson City, twenty-four medical men from different parts of the State, who formed an organization called the Nevada State Medical Society, divested of all local prejudices, partisan tendencies or personal motives. Its objects are:---
First--The cultivation and advancement of the science by united exertions for mutual improvement, and by contributions to medical literature.
Second--The promotion of the character, interests and honor of the fraternity by maintaining union and harmony in the regular profession of the State, and aiming to elevate the standard of medical education.
Third--The separation of regular from irregular practitioners.
Fourth--The association of the profession proper for purposes of mutual recognition and fellowship.
The regular meetings are held semi-annual session in Odd Fellows Hall, Virignia, on July 1 & 2, 1878, and elected officers as follows: President, Dr. J. W. Van Zandt, Virginia; Vice-Presidents, Dr. J. W. Waters, Carson; Dr. A. Dawson, Reno; Dr. H. W. Smith; Recording Secretary, Dr. F. M. Conn, Virginia; Corresponding Secretary, Dr. J. Thomas Johnson, Virginia; Treasurer, Dr. E. D. Black, Genoa.
Board of Censors--Dr. J. Grant, Virginia; Dr. H. H. Hogan, Reno; Dr. B. Robinson, Virignia; Dr. F. J. White, Carson; Dr. T. J. Magee, Gold Hill.
The roll of membership at this time included the names of thirty-three physicians. The oration was delivered by Dr. A. Dawson, of Reno, and a report of a case of encephaloid cancer of the brain was submitted by Dr. F. H. Engels, of Virginia.
Since that time the society has held its meetings semi-annually, kept up its membership and greatly promoted the interests of the medical fraternity in Nevada.

21. Census: U.S., 1880, Carson City, Carson City (city), Nevada, USA. 459 Franklin J. White, self, male, married, white, age 42, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation; physician
Mary V. White, other, female, married, white, age 22, born in Michigan, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Virginia, occupation: keeping house
(* enumerated in a hotel)

22. Residence: 1881, Carson City, Carson City (city), Nevada, USA. 457 Came to state in 1870

23. Occupation: physician and surgeon, 1881, Carson City, Carson City (city), Nevada, USA. 457

24. Residence: 1884, Carson City, Carson City (city), Nevada, USA. 444

25. Residence: moved to, Abt 1885, San Rafael, Marin, California, USA. 445

26. Obituary: death of Dr. F. J. White, Jul 1893, San Rafael, Marin, California, USA. 460 7 August 1893--Death of Dr. F. J. White
The Marin county Tocsin of July 29th , published at San Rafael, California has the following account of the death of Dr. F. J. White, a former well known and much beloved citizen of Portsmouth:
The community was inexpressibly shocked and grieved last Tuesday evening when the sad news spread through the streets that Doctor F. J. White had expired suddenly in his office. Many refused to credit the report but investigation showed it to be only too true.
The facts connected with the melancholy event are briefly told. The Doctor had been feeling indisposed during the afternoon and had kept closely to his office, although there is no reason to suppose that his trouble was sufficiently grave to convey a premonition of death. He was visited several time during the afternoon by Thos. May of Wolfe's drugstore, to whom he said that he was feeling somewhat under the weather but would soon be all right. During the evening, Day again called and later young M Murray dropped in. The three were engaged in an ordinary conversion when Dr. White suddenly started and half raised himself from the lounge on which he was resting and as instantly collassed. There was no further struggle or evidence of life, and death seemed to have come like a stroke of lightning. Coroner Eden took charge of the remains and called on Dr. Jones to hold an autopsy, when the cause of death was found to be heart disease. That organ was seriously impaired by fatty degeneration, but the immediate cause seems to have been the presence of a clot in one of the cardiac compartments.
Probably no man in San Rafael could have dropped out of the procession of life with so universal a regret. A physician, Dr. White enjoyed the confidence of his numerous clientage to a wonderful degree and many of infirm health, who have learned through the experience of years to rely on his skill, feel only too acutely that they have sustained an irreparable loss. But apart from the regret that must always follow to the grave one whom professional ability or other talent had made a useful citizen, there was a far deeper sentiment of sorrow, fro Dr. White was respected and loved as a man as only one other xitizen of San Rafaelhas been. He was one of those rare characters toward whom human affections naturally gravitate, and if he had an enemy in the world we are not aware of it. He unitedin his person all the qualities that should adorn a gentleman. He was courteous; modest, mindful of his obligations, truthful, unselfish, honorable, selfrespecting, a true friend, and with as kind a heart as ever bent in a human breast. In his profession, his standards were high. He regarded it not merely as a means of gaining a livelihood, but also as imposing on him obligations that he could not justly avoid. He believed that his first obligation always was to relieve human suffering and that compensation was a secondary consideration. He never refused a sick call, day or night, no matter how hopeless the financial outlook, and when attending to his most poverty-stricken patient he was just as earnest in his efforts and just as considerate in his manner as if the sufferer had been one of his wealthiest patients.
He was so perfectly unassuming, so diilident in discussing anything that might reflect to his advantage, that only his intimate friends knew the full extent of his large charity. But when the sad intelligence of his death was broken to the community it was noticeable that everyone had a story to tell of some kindly act, each illustrating the constant benevolence of his gentle, sympathetic nature.
A great concourse of real mourners filled St. Paul's Church last Thursday afternoon to pay the last tribute of respect to his memory. After the services at the church, the imprressive Masonic ceremonies were conducted at the Mount Tamalpais Cemetery.
Dr. White came to San Rafael about eight years ago, shortly after the death of Doctor Tafisferro. He was a native of Virginia and served with distinction in the Confederate service as a surgeon. At the end of the war, he moved to Nevada where he practiced medicine till he settled in this city. Deceased leaves a widow to mourn his loss.

The child from this marriage was:

   40 M    i. William Outin Ferrebee White [649] 461,462 was born on 10 Jan 1867 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,461,462 died on 19 Sep 1867 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,463 and was buried in Sep 1867 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.461 The cause of his death was debility.462

Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Death: 6 Jul 1867, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 88,461

2. Alt. Death: 6 Jul 1867, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 464 Journal--July 9, 1867--On the morning of the 6th, William O. F., infant son of Dr. Franklin J. & Margaret W. White

27. Job Palmer Manning [216] 92,266,267,268 was born on 11 Jul 1849 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,92,267,268,269,270,271 died on 27 Feb 1911 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 267,268,271,272 at age 61, and was buried on 1 Mar 1911 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.267,268,272,273 The cause of his death was La Grippe.267

Medical Notes: *an acute virus, the symptoms of which resemble influenza 465

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: Deputy Clerk w/Norfolk County Clerk's Office, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 271

2. Politics: member of the Republican Party but in later years switched to Democrat. 271

3. Tombstone: Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 268 Tombstone reads:
Father
Job Palmer Manning
Born July 11, 1849
Died Feb. 27, 1911

4. Census: 1850 U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 243

5. Residence: Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 243

6. Census: 1860 U.S., Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 257

7. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 257

8. Census: 31 Aug 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 466 Job P. Manning, age 23, male, white, clerk in Navy Yard, born in Va.

9. Occupation: appointed Captain's clerk of U.S. steamer Wochester, 28 Jan 1872, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 467 Appointed--Our young friend, Job P. Manning, has been appointed Captain's clerk of the United States steamer, Wochester, now in this port awaiting orders. The Wochester of the flag ship of the North Atlantic Squadron, and goes to the West Indies in a few days.

10. Cause: Job P. Manning et als vs. Fanny A. Manning et als, 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 468 Manning etc
vs.
Manning etc
This cause came on again this day to be heard upon the papers formerly read herein and the Report of Special Commissioner G. F. Edwards of the conveyance of the property in the proceedings mentioned, made by him to P. O'Connor the purchaser and the distribution of the purchase money, to which report there are no exceptions and was argued by Counsel. On consideration whereof the Court doth confirm the said report and it appearing that the object of the suit has been accomplished and nothing further remaining to be done, it is ordered that the same be stricken from the docket.

11. Chancery suit: Job P. Manning et als vs. Fanny A. Manning et als, 21 Oct 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 276 In the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, Job P. Manning and Sophronia Manning, plaintiffs
against
Fanny A. Manning and Mathews W. Manning, infants, under the age of twenty-one years, Mary H. Riell a person of unsound mind and James D. Brady administrator of S. S. W. Manning dec'd, defts.
To the Honl C. W. Hill Judge of the Court of Hustings
Humbley complaining herewith unto your Honor, that some time in the year 1873 S. S. W. Manning died intestate in the City of Portsmouth, leaving the following real estate, a certain lot of land situate at the north east in tersection of Washington and Clifford streeets, in the City of Portsmouth and running north on Washington street twenty eight feet three inches, thence east ninety feet, thence south twenty eight feet three inches to Clifford street thence west ninety feet to the beginning, it being the same lot purchased by Margaret P. Williamson from D. A. Bain and Geo. M. Bain and wife by deed dated the 28th day of March 1860, and which said Margaret P. Williamson left by will to said S. S. W. Manning, said wil being recorded in the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the city of Portsmouth February 6th, 1873.
The said S. S. W. Manning left surviving her the following children, viz: Job P. Manning, Sophronia Manning, Fanny A. Manning, Mathew W. Manning, the two last named infants under the age of twenty one years of age, and Mary H. who intermarried with one Riell, and is now a person of unsound mind.
Now your orator and oratrix are advised and therefore allege that the interest of the said infants and person of unsound mind will be greatly promoted by a sale of said lot that they have no other estate that on the 9th day of August 1873, Jas. D. Brady qualified, as the administrator of said S. S. W. Manning dec'd and there was not personal property sufficient to pay the debts and that there are now outstanding claims against the estate of said S. S. W. Manning, which they have no means of paying on account of their limited circumstances.
In tender consideration whereof and for as much as they are remediless in the premises save by the aid of a court of equity where matters of this kind are alone and properly cognizable, your orator and oratrix pray that the said Fanny A. Manning, Mathew W. Manning, and Mary H. Riell and Jas. D. Brady administrator of S. S. W. Manning dec'd be made parties defendants to this bill and that a guardian ad litem be assigned the infant and insane defendants, to defend their interest in this suit, that the said Jas. D. Brady be required to render an account of his transactions as administrator aforesaid, that an account of the outstanding claims against the estate of said S. S. W. Manning and all liens against the said property be taken, that the said real estate be sold, and the proceeds after paying all legal claims agt the estate, be paid over to those entitled thereto and that such other and further relief may be afforded as the nature of the care may require or to equity shall seem meet and your orator and oratrix will ever pray.
G. F. Edwards
The answer of Fanny A. Manning, Mathew W. Manning infants under twenty one years of age and Mary H. Reill a person of unsound mind by A. S. Watts, their guardian ad litem assigned to defend their interest in their suit to a bill exhibited against them & others by Job. P. Manning and Sophronia Manning in the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth.
These defendants say that they are infants under the age of twenty one years, that Mary H. Riell is a person of unsound mind and therefor pray that their rights may receive protection from your honor.
A. S. Watts
Gdn. ad litem
We, Fanny A. manning and Mathews W. Manning being infants over the age of fourteen years in answer to the bill of the complainants for answer thereto saith that so far as we know and believe the facts set forth in the complainants here are true, but being infants we submit our interests to the protection of the comp. and having answered pray to be dismissed with our reasonable ? etc.
Fannie A. Manning
Mathew W. Manning X, his mark
Witness
Sophronia P. Manning
Sworn to before me this 21st day of October 1873 by Fannie A. Manning and Mathew W. Manning
Jany 20th 1874--Report H. C. W. Edwards filed in office and dinal decree.

12. Cause: Job P. Manning et als vs. Fanny A. Manning et als, 29 Oct 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 469 At a Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held October 29th 1873
Job P. Manning and Sophronia Manning--pltfs
against
Fanny A. Manning and Mathew W. Manning, infants under the age of twenty one years, Mary H. Riell a person of unsound mind and Jas. D. Brady adm of S. S. W. Manning dec'd--defts
This cause came on again this day by consent, to be heard on the bill etc and the report of Commissioner C. W. Murdaugh, to which report there are no exceptions and was argued by Counsel, On consideration whereof the Court doth, adjudge order and decree that G. F. Edwards who is hereby appointed Special Commissioner for that purpose do, after having advertised the time place and terms of sale in one or more of the newspapers published in the City of Norfolk or Portsmouth for ten days successively, sell the house and lot in the bill and proceedings mentioned at public auction before the Court House door of the City of Portsmouth upon the following terms, one half cash and the remaining half payable twelve months from day of sale, the purchaser giving his note for the deferred payment, with approved security, and title to property withheld until the further order of this Court. But before the said Special Commissioner shall act under this decree he shall before the Clerk of this Court enter into and acknowledge a bond in the penalty of ($4,000) four thousand dollars, with security to be approved of by said Clerk and conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties under this or any future decree in this cause, and the said Commissioner will report his proceeding to Court.
A copy--Teste:
Jas. D. Brady, c.c.

13. Commissioner's Bond: Job P. Manning et als vs. Fanny A. Manning et als, 10 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 470 Commissioner's Bond
Know all men by these presents, that we, G. F. Edwards and John H. Gayle and A. S. Watts are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Virginia in the sum of four thousand dollars; for the payment thereof, well and truly to be made to the said Commonwealth, we bind ourselves and each of us, our and each of our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
Sealed with our seals, and dated this 10th day of November 1873, in the 98th year of the Commonwealth.
The condition of this obligation is, that if the said G. F. Edwards, who by a decree of the Court of Hustings, for the City of Portsmouth, proonounced on the 29th day of October 1873, in the chancery cause of Job P. Manning and Sophronia Manning, Plaintiffs against Fanny A. Manning and others, Defendants was appointed special Commissioner for the purpose stated in said decree, shall faithfully discharge the duties of his office of Commissioner aforesaid under the provitions of said decree and any other decree which may be pronounced in said cause, then this Obligation to be void, else to remain in full force.
Acknowledged in presence of
Jas. D. Brady, c.c.
G. F. Edwards
Jno. N. Gayle
A. S. Watts
Justified on oath as to their sufficiency.

Jas. D. Brady,c.c.

14. Commissioner report: Job P. Manning et als vs. Fanny A. Manning et als, 11 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 471 Manning etc
agt
Manning and others
To the Hon'l C. W. Hill Judge of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Your Commissioner reports that pursuant to a decree of the Court rendered on the 29th day of Oct 1873 in the suit of Manning etc vs. Manning and others, that he as Special Commissioner sold at public auction before the Court House doors of the City of Portsmouth, the house and lot in the bill and proceedings mentione, situate on the north east intersection of Washington and Clifford streets on the 11th day of November 1873 after having advertised the same in the Norfolk Journal and Portsmouth Enterprise according to the provissions of said decree, and upon the following terms, to wit, one half cash, the residue payable twelve months from day of sale with six per cent interest, the purchaser to give note for said deferred payment with approved security and title withheld until further order of Court; That at said sale P. O'Connor became the purchaser, he being the highest bidder, for the sum of eighteen hundred dollars, and desiring to pay the whole of the purchase money in cash, he endered the same, which your Commissioner received, the only object in giveing time was as an inducement for the better sale of the property.
Respectfully submitted
G. F. Edwards
Spl. Commr

15. Cause: Job P. Manning et als vs. Fanny A. Manning et als, 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 472 At a Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held November 15th 1873
Job P. Manning and Sophronia Manning--Pltffs
vs.
Fanny A. Manning and Mathew W. Manning, infants under the age of twenty one years, Mary H. Riell a person of unsound mind and Jas. D. Brady admin of S. S. W. Manning dec'd--Defts.
This cause came on again this day to be heard upon the papers formerly read herein and the report of Special Commissioner G. F. Edwards to which report there is no exceptions and was argued by counsel on consideration whereof the Court doth confirm the said report, and doth adjudge, order and decree that the said G. F. Edwards Special Commissioner as aforesaid do convey with Special warranty to P. O'Connor, the purchaser. He having paid the whole of the purchase money in cash through choice as appears by the report of said Commissioner, the house and lot, in the bill and proceedings mentioned and described as situate at the north east intersection of Washington and Clifford streets, in the City of Portsmouth and running north on Washington street twenty eight feet, three inches, thence east ninety feet thence south twenty eight feet, three inches to Clifford street, thence west ninety feet to the beginning, and the Court doth further adjudge, order and decree that the said Special Commissioner do out of the purchase money in his hands pay the costs of this suit together with all claims allowed by Commissioner C. W. Murdaugh in his report filed in this cause on the 29th day of October 1873, and the balance remaining in his hands he distribute and pay over to those entitled thereto as follows, to Job P. Manning one fifth, to Sophronia Manning one fifth, to the legal guardian of Fanny A. Manning one fifth, to the legal guardian of Mathew W. Manning one fifth and to committee of Mary H. Riell a person of unsound mind one fifth, and the said Special Commissioner G. F. Edwards is directed to report his proceedings under this decree to the court.
Copy: Teste
Jas. D. Brady, c.c.

16. Account of Estate: Job P. Manning et als vs. Fanny A. Manning et als, 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 473 To the Hon'l C. W. Hill Judge of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Your Commissioner reports to the Court that in pursuance to a decree of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, entered on the 15th day of November 1873 in siut of Manning etc vs. Manning etc that he as Special Commissioner and in obedience to the directions of said decree, conveyed the House and lot in said proceedings mentioned to P. O'Connor the purchaser & after first paying costs of suit and all debts allowed by Commr Murdaugh in his report, distributed the balance of the purchase money to those entitled thereto, all of which will more fully appear by reference to the following account
Dr Cr
By amount of purchase money received from
sale of house and lot $1800.00
To paid Court costs as follows
Atto. & tax $16.00
Comr Murdaugh 15.00
Clerk J. D. B. 10.41
Ord Pub landmark 12.38
Ord Pub Enterprise 4.50
Gdn. ad litem 5.00
Auctioneer 18.00 81.29
To paid the following accounts allowed by Comr
Murdaugh in his report
To paid J. D. Brady bal due on admr account 11.27
To paid J. D. Brady bond of SSW Manning prin & int 83.87
To paid Mrs. Drake's bill for groceries 10.00
To paid A. L. Bilisoly for medicines, prin & int 8.22
To paid Wm. Schroeder assignee of Bilisoly & McAlpine
medical attendance, prin & int 33.92
To paid C. W. Pedrick for medicines 6.35
To paid Johnson & Gaskins funeral expenses
prin & int 95.15
To paid V. T. Peed's bill, prin & int 5.59
To paid Johnson & Gaskins funeral expenses of
Mrs. Williamson, prin & int 50.18
To paid Wm. Schroeder assignee of Bilisoly &
McAlpine medical bill, prin & int 19.04
Amounts carried forw'd $404.88 $1800.00
Amounts brot forward $404.88 $1800.00
To paid state taxes 1873 7.50
To paid City taxes 1873 25.50
Balance for distribution 1362.12
$1800.00 $1800.00
Balance for distribution brot down $1362.12
To paid Job P. Manning 1/5 $272.42 2/5
To paid Sophronia P. Manning 1/5 272.42 2/5
To paid J. D. Brady guard'n of Fanny
A. Manning 1/5 272.42 2/5
To paid J. D. Brady guard'n of Mathew
W. Manning 1/5 272.42 2/5
To paid J. D. Brady Commt of Mary
A. Riel 1/5 272.42 2/5
$1362.12 $1362.12
Vouchers for all disbrusments are herewith filed and make a part of this report.
Respectfully submitted
G. F. Edwards, Spl Comm'r

17. Chancery suit: received 1/5 proceeds of settlement, 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 276 *this from the sale of house & lot located at the intersection of Washington & Clifford Streets in Portsmouth, Va.
Amount being $272.42
Was the former home of mother, Sophronia S. W. Manning, dec'd

18. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 274

19. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 274 *living with cousin, Rosa Kenney

20. Occupation: laborer, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 274

21. Residence: 2nd near Henry, 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 186 Job P. Manning, clk h 2nd nr Henry

22. Occupation: clerk, 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 186

23. Residence: 418 Second Street, 1883, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 474 Job P. Manning, clk U.S.N. h 418 Second

24. Occupation: clerk w/U.S. N., 1883, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 474

25. Residence: 301 3rd Street, 1885, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 475 Job P. Manning, clk h 301 3rd

26. Occupation: clerk, 1885, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 475

27. Occupation: clerk, 1888, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 476

28. Occupation: 1889, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 415 Was clerk of Norfolk Co. court under Alvin Martin.
Job P Manning clerk 1013 Washington Portsmouth VA.
.

29. Elected: secretary of the city executive committee, 29 Apr 1892, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 477 30 April 1892---Republican City Convention
The Republican City convention was held last night at 8 o'clock at Union Hall, Harrison street. Mr. W. N. Eaton called the meeting to order, and was subsequently elected permanent chairman, Mr. W. E. Crismond, secretary.
The following gentlemen were elected as delegates to the district convention to be held in Norfolk on May 3rd, A. H. Lindsay, P. O'Connor, Chas. A. McLean, W. J. McDough, and the following to the State convention which meets in Roanoke on May 5th, A. H. Lindsay, P. O'Connor, Chas. A. McLean, W. J. Murdaugh.
The convention recommended for appointment by the State convention Mr. Wm. H. King as president and Mr. Job P. Manning as secretary of the city executive committee.
The very best order prevailed throughout the meeting.

30. Census: U.S., 1910, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 478 Job P. Manning, head of household, white, male, age 62, married once, married 26 years, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Virginia, speaks English, occupation: deputy clerk with Norfolk Co. court, works for wages, was not out of work, can read & write, rents home, lives at 1013 Washington Street
Ada Manning, wife, female, white, age 56, married once, married 26 years, mother of 7 children w/7 children living, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Virginia, speaks English, occupaton: none, can read & write
Mary S. Manning, daughter, female, white, age 25, single, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Virginia, speaks English, occupation: none, can read & write
Job P. Manning, son, male, white, age 23, single, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Virginia, speaks English, occupation: auditing clerk w/ railroad, works for wages, was not out of work, can read & write
Ada J. Manning, daughter, female, white, age 19, single, born in Vriginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Virginia, speaks English, occupation: none, did not attend school this year
Thomas Manning, son, male, white, age 17, single, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Virginia, speaks English, occupation: stenographer w/paper co., works for wages, was not out of work, can read & write, attends school
Margarette E. Manning, daughter, female, white, age 14, single, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Virginia, speaks English, occupation: none, can read & write, attends school
Matthew W. Manning, son, male, white, age 10, single, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Virginia, speaks English, occupation: none, can read & write, attends school
Fairlie Manning, son, male, white, age 8, single, born in Virgnia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Virginia, occupation: none, attends school

31. Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery, Feb 1911, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 479

32. Residence: Washington Street, Feb 1911, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 271

33. Residence: 1013 Washington Street, 27 Feb 1911, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 272

34. Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery, 27 Feb 1911, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 153 Record of Graves Oak Grove Cemetery
Lot # 535 East of Avenue C betw. 11th & 12th St.
Job P. Manning, owner

Job Palmer Manning Feb. 27, 1911


Record of Graves East Oak Grove Cemetery
East Half of Walk 11--North
Lot No. 535 Avenue A East Walk 11
Margaret Palmer Manning, owner

Father, Job Palmer Manning 1849-1911
Aged 61 years 7 months

* Info was found on 2 separate pages in Vol. III of the Oak Grove Cemetery book

35. Obituary: Portsmouth star, 28 Feb 1911, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 272,480 MR. JOB P. MANNING DIED LAST NIGHT Well-known Gentleman Passed Away at Home in Washington Street. Mr. Job P. Manning died at his home, in Washington Street last night at 11:50 o'clock. Mr. Manning was a lifelong resident of Portsmouth, having been born in this city 61 years ago. For many years he had been employed in the Norfolk county clerk office as a deputy clerk and was well known to every lawyer in this section. Previous to his employment he was in the city clerk's office as a deputy. Mr. Manning had been in bad health for some time, and about two years ago he was forced to give up work for a considerable period of time. The illness which ended in his death last night began about six weeks ago and his life had been (destroy) of for nearly a month. He is survived by a widow, Mrs. Ada Cocke Manning; three daughters, Misses Mary S., Margaret E., and Ada J. Manning; four sons, Messrs, Job P., Jr., Thomas A., Matthew W. and Fairlie N. Manning, of Portsmouth, and Mrs. S.P. Ernadi(sp) of Washington. At one time Mr. Manning was prominent in political affairs in this city. He was a member of the Republican Party at that time and was a hard worker for what he considered the good of the party. Of late years, however, he had affiliated with the Democrats, but took no active interest in political matters. He was well known and liked by all with whom he came in contact. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock from the residence, No. 1013 Washington Street, and interment will be made in Oak Grove Cemetery. Mr. Manning was a member of the Order of Owls and the organization will attend the funeral.

36. Funeral: 1 Mar 1911, Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 273 Mr. Manning's Funeral
The funeral of Mr. Job P. Manning took place this afternoon at 3 o'clock from his late residence No. 1913 Washington street, and was largely attended. The services were conducted by the Rev. George H. Spooner, pastor of Monumental M. E. Church, assisted by the Rev. R. M. Maxey, pastor of Central M. E. Church, and the interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The following were the honorary pall-bearers: Judge K. A. Bain, Judge Edward Spalding, Captain John W. Happer, Col. William H. Stewart, Captain R. C. Marshall, Mr. Alvah H. Martin, Mr. Samuel Lyons, Mr. John D. Moore, Mr. L. M. Silvester and Mr. John C. Niemeyer, Mr. C. Thomas, Mr. James Harrison and Mr. Peter Oakes.
The active pall-bearers were: Judge R. D. White, Dr. Vernon Brooks and Messrs. Goodrich hatton, John H. Hume, E. Thompson, patrick Nolan, Julian F. Pace and George White.

37. Residence: 1013 Washington Street, 1911, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 267

Job married Ada Cocke [217] 92,481 [MRIN: 113], daughter of Nicholas Thomas Cocke [510] and Mary Josephine Trafton [511], on 28 Nov 1883 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.92 Ada was born on 14 Mar 1858 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,481,482 died on 27 Jul 1922 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 483,484 at age 64, and was buried on 29 Jul 1922 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.483,485 The cause of her death was Cerebral hemorage 483.,485

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 28 Nov 1883, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 486 Marriage License
Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriage:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimoney, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia,
Job P. Manning and Ada Cocke
Given under my hand, as Clerk of the Court of Hustings Court for the city of Portsmouth this 27th day of November 1883.
C. T. Phillips, Clerk
By: A. W. Harvey, D.C.
Time of Marriage: November 28, 1883 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of Parties Married: Job Palmer Manning & Ada Cocke
Color: white
Husband's age: 35 years Wife's age: 25 years
Husband's condition: single Wife's condition: single
Husband's birth: Portsmouth, Va. Wife's birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's residence: Portsmouth, Va. Wife's residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's parents: A. Judge and Sophronia S. W. Manning
Wife's parents: N. T. and M. J. Cocke
Husband's occupation: clerk
Given under my hand this 27th day of November 1883
C. T. Phillips, Clerk
By: A. W. Harvey, D.C.
Minister's Return of Marriage
I, certify, that on the 28th day of November 1883, at Portsmouth, Virginia I united in marriage the above-named and described parties, under authority of the annexed license.
Wm. E. Judkins

Noted events in her life were:

1. Tombstone: Oak Grove Cemtery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 487 Tombstone reads:
Mother
Ada Cocke Manning
Born March 14, 1858
Died Juy 27, 1922

2. School: 1879, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 488

3. Residence: 1883, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 92

4. Census: U.S., 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489 **listed living w/husband, Job P. Manning & children--see husband's notes

5. Residence: 1110 A Street, 1922, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 483

6. Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery, 27 Jul 1922, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 153 Record of Graves Oak Grove Cemetery
Lot # 535 East of Avenue C betw. 11th & 12th St.
Job P. Manning, owner

Ada Cocke Manning July 27, 1922


Record of Graves East Oak Grove Cemetery
East Half of Walk 11--North
Lot No. 535 Avenue A East Walk 11
Margaret Palmer Manning, owner

Mother, Ada Cocke Manning 1858-1922
Aged 62 years

* Info found on 2 separate pages of Vol. III in the Oak Grove Cemetery book

7. Obituary: 28 Jul 1922, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 490 Mrs. Ada Cocke Manning, widow of Job Palmer Manning died at her residence, 1100 A Street, at 6: 15 o'clock last night.
she is survived by the following children: Mrs. Charles O. Barclay, Mrs. C. A. Hall, Mrs. Thomas Gilliam, Jr., of Windsor, N.C.; Charles A. Manning, Matthew W. Manning and Faville Manning; a sister, Miss Anne E. cocke; B. L. Cocke and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the residence at 11 o'clock tomorrow morning. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.

8. Obituary: 29 Jul 1922, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 491 Mrs. Ada Cocke Manning, widow of Job P. Manning, who died last Thursday night in the residence, 1110 A Street, Park View, will be buried in Oak Grove Cemetery this morning. The funeral service will be conducted in the residence at 11 o'clock.
Mrs. Manning is survived by the following children: Mrs. Charles O. Barclay, Mrs. C. A. Hall, of this city; Mrs. Thomas Gilliam Jr. of Windsor, N.C.; Thomas A. Manning, Matthew W. Manning and Fairlie Manning of Portsmouth. She also leaves five grandchildren, a sister, Miss Anne E. Cocke, and a brother, B. L. Cocke, all of Portsmouth.

9. Funeral notice: 30 Jul 1922, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 492 Mrs. Ada Cocke Manning, widow of Job Palmer Manning, who died last Thursday in the residence, 1110 A Street, Park View, was buried yesterday in Oak Grove Cemetery. The funeral service was conducted in the residence at 11 o'clock, Rev. Thomas Rosser Reeves, pastor of Monumental Methodist Church, and Rev. William A. Brown, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, officiating.
The pallbearers were as follows: Cleveland Manning, D. Hodsden, Seth Mathews, Stewart Mathews, Mallory A. Moore, R. R. Beaton, L. M. Palmer and D. L. Sadler.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 41 F    i. Mary Sophronia Manning [218] 493,494,495 was born on 23 Aug 1884 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,269,495,496 died on 5 Jan 1964 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 493,495,496 at age 79, and was buried on 7 Jan 1964 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.493

+ 42 M    ii. Job Palmer Manning Jr. [219] 496,498,499,500 was born on 18 Jun 1886 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 269,496,499 and died before Jul 1922.494,498

+ 43 F    iii. Ada Josephine Manning [220] 494,496 was born on 4 Nov 1890 269,496 and died on 1 Dec 1952 in Williamsburg, Williamsburg (city), Virginia, USA at age 62.

   44 M    iv. Thomas Absalom Manning [221] 269,501,502 was born on 23 Aug 1892 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,269,501,502 died on 12 Jun 1966 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 501,503 at age 73, and was buried on 14 Jun 1966 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.501,503,504

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: accountant. 503

2. Organizations: member of Seaboard Masonic Lodge 56. 503

3. Organizations: member of Mt. Horeb Royal Arch Chapter 11. 503

4. Census: U.S., 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489 **listed liviing w/parents, Job P. & Ada Manning--see father's notes

5. Residence: 1013 Washington Street, 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489

6. Occupation: stenographer w/paper company, 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489

7. Residence: 932 A Street, 1916, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 502

8. Occupation: bookkeeper & stenographer at Portsmouth Coal & Iron Co., 1916, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 502

9. Physical Description: Medium height, medium build, brown eyes & dark hair, 1916. 502

10. Military: WW1 draft registration card, 1916, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 505 Name: Thomas Absalom Manning Age: 24
Address: 932 "A", Portsmouth, Va.
Date of Birth: August 23, 1892 Natural born
Where were you born: Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.
What is your present occupation: book keeper & sten
By whom employed: Portsouth Coal & I. Co.
Where employed: Portsmouth, Va.
Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or a sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support: mother
Married or single: single Race: caucasian
Do you claim exemption from draft: dependent mother
I affirm that I have vertified above answers and that they are true.
Thomas Absalom Manning
Tall, medium, or short: medium Slender, medium, or stout: medium
Color of eyes: brown Color of hair: dark
John N. Fleming Jr.
Precinct: Marshall
City or County: Portsmouth
State: Virginia

11. Residence: 1110 A Street, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 506 Thos A. Manning, sec h 1110 A

12. Occupation: secretary, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 507

13. Residence: 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 495

14. Residence: 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 508

15. Residence: Hotel Governor Dinwiddie at his death, 12 Jun 1966, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 503

16. Tombstone: Oak Grove Cemetery, 12 Jun 1966, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 501 Tombstone reads:
Son
Thomas A. Manning
Born Aug. 23, 1892
Died June 12, 1966

17. Obituary: The Virginian Pilot newspaper, 13 Jun 1966, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 509 PORTSMOUTH-Thomas Absalom Manning, 73, of Hotel Governor Dinwiddie died Sunday at 3:50p.m. in a hospital.
A native of Portsmouth, he was a son of Job and Mrs. Ada Cocke Manning.
He was a retired accountant, a member of Monumental Methodist Church, Seaboard Mason Lodge 56 and Mt. Horeb Royal Arch Chapter 11.
Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Thomas Gillam of Windsor, N.C.; three nieces and five nephews.
A funeral service will be conducted in Sturtvant Funeral Home Tuesday at 11 a.m. by Dr. John Owens of Monumental Methodist Church. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. [Date death 13 Jun 1966. Need date of newspaper.]

18. Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery, 14 Jun 1966, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 153 Record of Graves Oak Grove Cemetery
Lot # 535 East of Avenue C betw. 11th & 12th St.
Job P. Manning, owner

Thomas Absolom Manning June 14, 1966

Record of Graves East Oak Grove Cemetery
East Half of Walk 11-North
Lot # 535 Avenue A East Walk 11
Margaret Palmer Manning, owner

Thomas Absolom Manning June 14, 1966

*info was found on 2 separate pages in Vol III of the Oak Grove Cemetery book

19. Religion: a member of Monumental Methodist Church, 1966. 503

+ 45 F    v. Margaret Elizabeth Palmer Manning [222] 494,496,510,511,512 was born on 22 Dec 1895 269,496 and died on 23 Jul 1969 496 at age 73.

   46 M    vi. Mathew William Manning [223] 490,495,496,504,508,513,514 was born on 14 Jun 1898,269,496,513,514 died on 6 Feb 1964 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 495,504,508,514 at age 65, and was buried on 8 Feb 1964 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.504,508,514

Noted events in his life were:

1. Organizations: member of Portsmouth Elks Lodge 82, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 508

2. Census: U.S., 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489 **listed living w/parents, Job P. & Ada Manning--see father's notes

3. Residence: 1013 Washington Street, 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489

4. Military: WW1 Draft Registration Card, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 513 Name: Matthew William Manning
Address: 932 "A" St. Portsmouth, Va.
Age: 20 Date of Birth: June 14, 1898
Race: white U.S. Citizen: native born
Occupation: clerk Employer's name: Chas. R. Welton
Where employed: High St. Portsmouth, Va.
Nearest Relative: Mrs. A. C. Manning (mother)
932 A St., Portsmouth, Va.
I affirm that I have verified above answers and that they are true
Matthew Wm Manning

Description of Registrant
Height: medium Build: slender
Color of eyes: blue Color of hair: light brown
Date of Registration: Sept. 12, 1918

5. Residence: 932 A Street, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 513

6. Occupation: clker for Chas. R. Welton, 12 Sep 1918, High Street, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 513

7. Physical Description: medium height, slender build, blue eyes, light brown hair, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 513

8. Residence: 1110 A Street, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 506 Matthew W. Manning, boopr C. R. Welton h 1110 A

9. Occupation: bookkeeper C. R. Welton, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 507

10. Living: at sister's death, 5 Jan 1964. 495

11. Tombstone: Oak Grove Cemetery, 6 Feb 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 514 Tombstone reads:
Son
Mathew W. Manning
Born June 14, 1898
Died Feb. 6, 1964

12. Obituary: 7 Feb 1964, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 508 Matthew W. Manning---Portsmouth---Matthew W. Manning, 63, of 404 Washington St., a city employee since 1949, died Thursday in the Municipal Building shortly before 5 p.m.
A native of Portsmouth, he was last employed in the city assessor's office as chief record clerk. He was a son of Job Palmer and Mrs. Ada Cocke Manning and a member of Portsmouth Elks Lodge 82.
Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Margaret Gilliam of Windsor, N.C.; two brothers, Farleigh Manning of Wilmington, Del. and Thomas A. Manning of Portsmouth; and a niece, Mrs. Mary B. Porter, and a nephew, Dr. C. O. Barclay, both of Portsmouth.
The body was taken to Sturtevant Funeral Home, where a funeral srvice will be conducted Saturday at 3 p.m.

13. Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery, 8 Feb 1964, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 153 Record of Graves East Oak Grove Cemetery
East Half of Walk 11--North
Lot No. 535 Avenue A East Walk 11
Margaret Palmer Manning, owner

Matthew W. Manning Feb. 8, 1964

14. Alt. Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, 23 Mar 1964, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 153 Record of Graves Oak Grove Cemetery
Lot # 535 East of Avenue C betw. 11th & 12th St.
Job P. Manning, owner

Matthew W. Manning Mar. 23, 1964

15. Residence: 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 495

16. Residence: 404 Washington Street, 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 508

17. Occupation: employed in the city assessor's office as chief record clerk, 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 508

+ 47 M    vii. Farlie Trafton Manning [224] 490,496,508 was born on 19 Mar 1901 269,496 and died after Feb 1964.508

   48 M    viii. Charles A. Manning [1978] .490

29. Fannie Annie Manning [232] 155,278,279 was born on 23 Apr 1854 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia,278,280,281,282 died on 11 Oct 1932 in Washington, District of Columbia, District of Colombia, USA 278,282,283 at age 78, and was buried on 12 Oct 1932 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.278,282,283 The cause of her death was Injuries received from a fall that fractured her hip.283

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: 1860 U.S., Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

2. Residence: Jul 1860, Jefferson Ward, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 140

3. Census: 31 Aug 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 145 Fanny A. Manning, age 15, female, white, at home, born in Va.

4. Guardianship: 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 515 Saturday, November 15th 1873
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
Fanny A. Manning & Matthew W. Manning, orphans of Mrs. S. S. W. Manning, deceased, both being above the age of fourteen years, this day appeared in open Court and made choice of James D. Brady as and for their guardian. Whereupon the said James D. Brady made oath, as the law directs, and together with George W. Fauth, his surety, entered into and acknowledged a bond, in the penalty of twelve hundred dollars, with conditions according to law, which bond is ordered to be recorded, the said George W. Fauth having first justified an oath as to his sufficiency.

5. Chancery suit: received 1/5 proceeds of settlement, 15 Nov 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 276 *this from the sale of house & lot located at the intersection of Washington & Clifford Streets in Portsmouth, Va.
Amount being $272.42
Was the former home of mother, Sophronia S. W. Manning, dec'd

6. Guardianship: 6 Aug 1874, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 516 At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth began and held at the Court House of said city on Thursday, August 6th 1874
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
An Account of James D. Brady, Guardian of Fanny A. Manning, filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court June 27th 1874 by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of Accounts, was examined and confirmed by the Court, and ordered to be recorded there being no exceptions thereto--Recorded

7. Guardian account: 6 Aug 1874, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 517 Fanny A. Manning
In acct. with J. D. Brady, guardian
Nov. 24, 1873
By cash from G. I. Edwards spl commissioner in suit of Manning etc in manning etc., 1/5 of net proceeds of sale of house and lot 272.44
Dec 2, 1873
By 1/5 of 33.75 amt: of rent of house 6.75
To pd her portion of fees for qualificaiton 1.50
To pd G. I. Edwards her 1/5 of Atty fee 8.67
Oct. 21, 1873
To cash advanced for personal expenses 10.00
Dec. 1, 1873
To pd C. P. Edwards bill for dry goods 47.57
Dec. 2, 1873
To M. Resenbing for hat 4.00
To L. Rashel for trunk 11.00
To Wm. Bennett for shoes 3.75
To Blamire, Wilkins, & Wilson 31.25
To cash advanced for necessary articles 15.00
Dec. 4, 1873
To pd her portion of P. Hemmell's bill 3.89
Dec. 8, 1873
To pd C. Gyer set of furs 7.00
Dec. 18, 1873
To cash advanced 10.00
Dec. 29, 1873
To cash advanced to pay expenses to Philadelphia 20.00
Feby. 19, 1874
To cash sent to Philadelphia 10.00
April 3, 1874
To cash sent to Philadelphia to pay expenses home 12.00
Retained to pay commission of court 5.00
Retained to pa Clerk of Court 1.50
Balance due ward 77.04
$279.17 $279.17
April 3, 1874
Balance due ward brot down $ 77.04

Office of Commissioner of Accounts
Court of Hustings City of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, Va. June 15th, 1874
To the Honl C. W. Hill Judge of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Your Commissioner reports to the Court that Jas. D. Brady Guardian of Fanny A. Manning exhibited before said Commissioner a statement of all the money which he had received become chargeable with or had disbursed as such guardian from the time of his qualification to the 3rd day of April 1874 together with the vouchers for such disbursement. That he embraced the said Guardian in the list of fiduciaries whose accounts were before him for settlement, which was posted at the front door of June term 1874, and on the date of this report ten day having elapsed since said account was mentioned. Said list, made up and completed the foregoing account and on the 3rd day of April 1874, finds a balance due from the Guardian to his ward of seventy seven 04/100 dollars. The account is supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned. By reference to the account it will be seen that a part of the principal of the wards estate has been spent for her support the commissioner has seen proper to allow the same, because there was no other estate, and the condition of the ward such that the expenditures were absolutely necessary for her support and comfort. Your Commr reports specially that the Guardian declared to charge commissions on receipts. The Commissioner has examined and finds that the Guardian has given such bond as the law requires and in a penalty and with securities sufficient.
Given under my hand as Commissioner of Accounts of said Court on the day and year first aforesaid.
G. F. Edwards, Comr
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held August 6th 1874.
An account of James D. Brady, Guardian of Fanny A. Manning, filed in the Clerks Office of this Court June 27th 1874, by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of Accounts, was examined and confirmed by the Court and ordered to be recorded there bieng no exceptions thereto.
Teste: Jas. D. Brady, c.c.

8. Guardianship: 1 Mar 1876, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 518 Friday, May 12th 1876
Present: The Hon. C. W. Hill, Judge
An Account of James D. Brady, Guardian of Fanny A. Manning, filed in the Clerk's Office of this Court March 1st 1876, by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of Accounts, was examined and confirmed by the Court, there being no exceptions thereto and ordered to be recorded

9. Guardian account: 12 May 1876, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 519 Fanny A. Manning
In acc with Jas D. Brady, Guardian
3 April 1874
Bal due ward per last report 77.04
3 June 1874
To paid cash advanced for shoes 5.00
29 July 1874
To paid cash advanced for clothing 5.00
17 August 1874
To paid cash advanced for support etc 10.00
7 Sept 1874
To paid cash 2.00
to paid music lessons 3.00
10 Oct 1874
To cash 2.00
13 Oct 1874
To paid C. Dyer, for umbrella 3.00
31 Oct 1874
To cash advanced for shoes etc 5.00
10 Nov 1874
To Mrs. Hitchings for hat 3.00
1 Dec 1874
Cash 1.00
26 Jan 1875
To cash thro S. P. Manning 4.00
31 Mch 1875
To paid V. T. Peed for shoes 2.50
15 May 1875
To cash for clothing etc 15.00
20 Mch 1875
To C. Dyer for fur cap .75
To retained to pay Comr. of Court 4.00
To retained to pay clerk 1.50
By estimated interest to Dec. 31st 1875 3.10
Bal due ward 12.39
31 Dec 1875
Bal due ward this dat brot down $80.14 $80.14
Office of Commissioners of Accounts of the
Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, Va. Feby 21st '76
To the Honl C. W. Hill, Judge of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth,
Your Commissioner reports to court that James D. Brady, Guardian of Fanny A. Manning exhibited before him a statement of all the money which he as such Guardian had received, become chargeable with or had disursed from the 3 day of April 1874 to the 31st day of December 1875, together with the vouchers for such disbursements. That your commissioner embraced the said Guardian in the list of fiduciaries whose accounts were before him for settlement, which was posted at the front door of the Court house of said city as directed by law, and on the date of this report, ten days having elapsed since said account was mentioned in said list, made up and completed the foregoing account and on the 31st day of December 1875, finds a balance due from the Guardian to his ward of $12.39. The account is supported by satisfactory vouchers and is herewith returned. It will be seen by reference to the account that a part of the principal of the wards estate has been espended for her support, the comr. allowed the same, because the estate was small, the income totally insufficient and the espenditures considering the condition of the ward were absolutely necessary for her support and comfort. Your Commissioner has explained examined and finds that the Guardian has given such bond as the law requires and in a penalty and with securities sufficient. Given under my hand as Commissioner of Accounts of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the day and year first aforesaid.
G. F. Edwards, Comr.
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held on the 12th day of May 1876.
An account of James D. Brady guardian of Fanny A. Manning, filed in the Clerks Office of this court March 1st 1876, by G. F. Edwards, Commissioner of Accounts, was examined and confirmed by the Court and ordered to be recorded there being no exceptions thereto.
Teste: Jas. D. Brady, c.c.

10. Guardian account: 29 May 1878, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 520 Fanny Manning
In acct with J. D. Brady, Guardian
31 Dec. 1875
Bal due ward this day per rept of Commissioner $12.39
18 Feb 1876
To paid V. T. Peed for shoes $3.00
4 Oct 1876
To paid Dr. Linn, fixing teeth $9.00
31 Dec. 1877
To paid Commr of Court 2.50
To paid Clerk of Court 1.00
Bal due Guardian 3.11
1877 $15.50 $15.50
31 Dec 1877
Bal due Guardian brot down $ 3.11
Office of Commissioner of Accounts
of the Court of Hustings for the
City of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Va.
May 29th, 1878
To the Hon. C. W. Hill Judge of the said Court
YOur Commissioner reports to Court that Jas. D. Brady Guardian of Fanny Manning exhibited before him a statement of all the money which he as such guardian had received, become chargeable with or had disbursed from the date of his last account up to the 31st day of December 1877 together with the vouchers for such disbursements. That Your Commissioner embraced the said Guardian in the list of fiduciaries, whose accounts were before him for settlement, which was posted at the front door of the court House of said City as directed by law, and on the date of this report made up and completed the foregoing account and on the 31st day of December 1877 finds a balance due the Guardian of $3.11 (Three dollars & 11 cents) the account is supported by satisfactory vouchers & is herewith returned.
Given under my hand as Commissioners of Accounts of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the day and year aforesaid.
G. F. Edwards, Comr
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth held on the 5th day of September 1878 the foregoing account of James D. Brady guardian of Fanny Manning, filed in the Clerk's Office of the Court by G. F. Edwards Commissioner of accounts on the 29th day of May 1878, was examined and confirmed by the Court no exception having been filed thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: A. W. Harry, D.C.
for Geo. On Palmer clk

11. Fiduciary account: Sep 1878, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 521 September Term 1878

The following fiduciary accounts filed in the Clerk's Office of this court by G. F. Edwards, Commissioner of Accounts, viz: James D. Brady, guardian of Fanny Manning, filed May 29th 1878; James D. Brady, guardian of M. W. Manning, filed may 29th 1878, James D. Brady, Committee of estate of Mary H. Reil, (lunatic) filed May 29th 1878; J. O. Bailey, administrator of estate of Eliza Bailey, deceased: Geo L. Neville, executor of Mrs. Ann Drewrey, deceased, filed June 28th 1878; John H. Gayle, administrator, d.b.n. and curator of estate of Henry Buff, decease, filed 29th July 1878: were examined and confirmed by the court--no exceptions having been filed to any of said accounts and ordered to be recorded.

12. Residence: living with her daughter, Mrs. Ira H. Patchin, 1932, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Colombia, USA. 283

13. Obituary: Portsmouth Star, 12 Oct 1932, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. Nash- at Washington D.C. October 11, 1932 at 6:30 AM Mrs. Fannie Manning Nash widow of the late Fairlie Patton Nash. Funeral service s at the residence of Mrs. f.L. Threadcraft, 432 North Street, Portsmouth, Va. tomorrow (Wednesday) morning at 10 o'clock. Friends of the family are invited to attend. Interment in Ceadar Grove Cemetry.

14. Obituary: 12 Oct 1932, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 522 Former Resident Dies in Capital--Mrs. Fannie Manning Nash formerly of this city but for several years a resident of Washington, died in that city yesterday morning as a result of injuries she received some time ago when she fell and fractured her hip. Mrs. Nash was 78 years old, and was the widow of Fairlie P. Nash, of Portsmouth. She had been living in Washington with her daughter, Mrs. Ira H. Patchin.
In addition to Mrs. Patchin she is survived by a son, Capt. John Nash, U.S. Army, now stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.
The body will be brought to Portsmouth this morning on the Washington steamer and will be conveyed to the residence of Mrs. F. L. Threadcraft, 432 North Street, where funeral service will be conducted at 10 o'clock. Burial will take take in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

15. Funeral notice: 13 Oct 1932, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 523 Mrs. Fannie Manning Nash, who died Tuesday in Washington, was buried yesterday in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. at the residence of Mrs. F. L. Threadcraft, 432 North Street, the Rev. Charles H. Holmead, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church officiating.
The casket was covered with white roses and snapdragons and there were many other beautiful flowers.
Pallbearers were John N. Hume, A. S. Trant, E. W. Maupin, J. Bilisoly Hudgins, J. David Reed, Charles R. Welton, George R. Parrish and Hatton Nash.

Fannie married Fairlie Patton Nash [235] 93,278,524,525,526,527 [MRIN: 80], son of John Nash [653] and Ann Lucretia Collins [654], on 8 Sep 1881 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.284 Fairlie was born on 18 Oct 1851 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,93,278,528 died on 6 Apr 1914 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 278,529,530,531 at age 62, and was buried on 8 Apr 1914 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.278,530,532 The cause of his death was Septic carmia.528 Another name for Fairlie was Fairlie.

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 3 Sep 1881, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 93 Marriage License
Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Fairlie P. Nash and Fannie A. Manning
Given under my hand, as Clerk of the Court of Hustings, for the City of Portsmouth this 7th day of September 1881.
Geo. O'N. Palmer, clerk
by Wm. N. Portlock, D.C.
Time of Marriage: September 8, 1881
Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of Parties Married: Fairlie Patton Nash and Fannie Annie Manning
Color: white
Age of Husband: twenty nine years
Age of Wife: twenty five years
Condition of husband: single
Condition of wife: single
Place of Husband's birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Place of Wife's birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Place of Husband's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Place of Wife's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of Husband's Parents: John and Ann L. Nash
Names of Wife's Parents: A. Judge and S.S. W. Manning
Occupation of Husband: merchant
Given under my hand this 7th day of September 1881
Geo. O'N. Palmer, Clerk
by Wm. N. Portlock, D.C.
Minister's Return of Marriage
I, certify, that on the eight day of September 1881, at Trinity Church , I united in marriage the above named and described parties, under authority of the annexed license.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: MIddle Street corner of South Street, 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 533

2. Occupation: hats & caps at 78 High Street, 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 533

3. Residence: 301 Middle Street, 1883, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 534 Fairly P. Nash, hats & caps 304 High bds301 Middle

4. Occupation: hats & caps at 304 High Street, 1883, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 534

5. Occupation: merchant, Jul 1884, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 525

6. Residence: Jul 1884, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 525

7. Residence: 301 Middle Street, 1885, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 535 Fairlie P. Nash, hats & caps 304 High h 301 Middle

8. Occupation: hats & caps at 304 High Street, 1885, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 535

9. Occupation: merchant, Jan 1887, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 526

10. Residence: Jan 1887, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 526

11. Heir of estate of John Nash: 10 Oct 1887, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 536 F. P. Nash one of the heirs and distributees of John Nash, dec'd.
1887--In acct. with Ann L. Nash, admx.
June 1, 1887
By his distributee share in assetts of estate of John Nash, dec'd in hands of Ann L. Nash admx for distribution, as shown by preceding accounts for years 1884 & 85, 1885 & 86, and 1886 & 87 $6,379.87
Aug. 1, 1884
To paid him this day as per voucher $4,000.00
Jany. 7, 1885
To paid him this day as per voucher $1,000.00
June 1, 1885
To paid him this day as per voucher 200.00
Oct. 1, 1885
To paid him this day as per voucher 125.00
July 30, 1886
To paid him this day as per voucher 100.00
Nov. 6, 1886
To paid him this day as per voucher 250.00
Feby. 25, 1887
To paid him this day as per voucher 250.00
May 26, 1887
To paid him this day as per voucher 500.00
June 1, 1887
Bal. due admx $45.13
$6,425.00 $6,425.00
June 1, 1887
Bal. due admx brot down $43.13

12. Occupation: merchant, Oct 1891, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 527

13. Residence: Oct 1891, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 527

14. Interest: box of $265 in gold coin found, 19 Oct 1899, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 537 19 October 1899--A Day in Portsmouth--Matters of Local Interest Carefully Chronicled
A box containing $265 in gold coin was founded by workmen in the cellar of the old Nash homestead, in Middle street. The money is supposed to have been secreted by the late Miss Ridley Turney, who for many years was housekeeper in the family. The coin was deposited in bank by Mr. F. P. Nash.

15. Obituary: 7 Apr 1914, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 279 Fairlie P. Nash Dies Suddenly--Passes Away in His Home In Middle Street After Brief Illness--Native of This City; Engaged in Business
Fairlie Patton Nash died suddenly yesterday afternoon in his residence, 801 Middle Street. He was 62 years old.
The news of Nr. Nash's death will come as a shock to his many friends in this city and Norfolk as few of them were aware of the fact that he was ill.
He was taken sick on Sunday afternoon. His condition did not improve, and Dr. Gwathmey of Norfolk was called yesterday. He expired suddenly at 4 o'clock.
He was a native of Portsmouth, where he spent his entire life engaging in the mercantile business. He was the son of the late John and Ann Collins Nash.
Mr. Nash is survived by a widow, Mrs. Fannie Manning Nash, and a daughter, Mrs. Ira H. Patchin of New York city, as well as a son, Attorney John Nash of Portsmouth; a sister, Miss Annie C. Nash, also survives him, as well as two brothers, William O. and Charles R. Nash. He is survived by the following nieces and nephews: Mrs. D. L. Threadcraft, Mrs. James P. Murdock, Mrs. Logan Cresap, and Mrs. T. E. Dashiell, and John, Tom and Richard Hume.
No arrangements were made yesterday for the funeal services. They will be announced tomorrow.

16. Funeral: 8 Apr 1914, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 532 Fairlie Patton Nash--The funeral services of Fairlee Patton Nash, who died suddenly last Monday afternoon in his residence, 301 Middle Street, after a brief illness, will take place there at 4 o'clock this afternoon.

17. Funeral: 8 Apr 1914, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 538 Fairley P. Nash--The funeral services over the remains of Fairley P. Nash, who died at his home last Monday afternoon following a brief illness, were conducted from the late residence yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock and were largely attended.
Rev. A. C. Thomson, pastor of Trinity P. E. Church, officiated at the service which were largely attended. There were a large number of floral tokens.
The following friends of the deceased acted as pallbearers:
Honorary---Messrs. W. A. Fiske, John Howard Hall, John C. Niemeyer, George Foreman, Frank Camp, Charles Johnston of Norfolk, W. M. Maupin, C.S. Sherwood, Cornelius Thomas, Dr. J. T. Parish, and Captain J. F. Pace.
Active--Messrs. E. M. Watts, George Parrish, William A. Riddick, Maurice Hudgins, H. M. Kearns, Leckie Hatton, H. F. Butt, Jr., and R. E. DeJarnette of Norfolk.

18. Obituary: unknown newspaper (probably Portsmouth Star), 1914, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 529 MR. FAIRLEY P. NASH PASSES AWAY SUDDENLY-Well Known Merchant Dies At His Home In Middle Street Yesterday Afternoon. After an illness of only twenty-four hours, Mr. Fairley Patton Nash died at his home, 301 Middle Street, at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Mr. Nash was taken ill Sunday, and his condition grew steadily worse, death taking place yesterday. News of his death came as a great shock to the many who knew him in this city and Norfolk. Mr. Nash was 62 years of age and was the son of the late John and Mrs. Ann Collins Nash. He was a life long resident of Portsmouth and had engaged in the mercantile business here for many years. Mr. Nash is survived by a widow, Mrs. Fannie Manning Nash, and a daughter, Mrs. Ira H. Patchin, of New York City, as well as a son, Attorney John Nash, of Portsmouth. A sister, Miss Annie C. Nash, also survives him, as well as two brothers, William O. and Charles R. Nash. He is survived by the following nieces and nephews Mrs. F.L. Threadcraft, Mrs. James P. Murdock, Mrs. Logan Cresap and Mrs. T.E. Dashiell and John, Tom and Richard Hume. Funeral services will be held at the residence tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock. Interment will be in Cedar Grove cemetery.

19. Occupation: Merchantile business , Abt 1914, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 528,529 "He had engaged in the merchantile business here for many years."

20. Advertisement: F. P. Nash--Hats & Caps, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 539 F. P. Nash
Hats, Caps, Umbrellas, &c
No. 2 Oxford Hall, High St.

21. Residence: 301 Middle Street, 1914, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 279

22. Residence: 301 Middle Street, Abt 1916, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 529

23. Residence: for his lifetime, Abt 1916, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 529 " He was a life long residence of Portsmouth."

24. Estate of Fairlie P. Nash: 18 Aug 1916, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 540 Portsmouth, Va. August 18, 1916
Estate of F. P. Nash, deceased
In account with John Nash, administrator
Receipts
Rents $4,154.48
Cash on hand, etc. 369.27
Proceeds sale of various properties $8,643.25
Life insurance 1,162.05
Fire insurance 4,800.00
Sale of hat business to R. G. Hume 1,000.00
Hat store accounts 561.36
$20,690.41
Disbursements
Paid R. G. Hume, amount due $1,000.00
Administration costs 32.75
Funeral expenses 326.50
Taxes 466.25
Insurance premiums 97.35
Notes 7.833.68
Interest on notes 1,455.40
Rebuilding store corner High & Crawford St. 4,510.00
Various bills due by hat store 658.20
Amount paid Fannie A. Nash 2,042.49
Amount paid Mary Nash Patchin 300.34
Amount paid John Nash 683.43
Miscellaneous 1,201.99
Paid Watts & Hatton, legal services 25.00
Commissioner of Accounts, for this report 5.00
Clerk of Court, recording this account 2.00
$20,640.88
Amount in bank, August 18th 1916 $49.53
The above named John Nash admr. of Fairlie P. Nash, dec'd by virtue of authority conferred upon him by an order entered on the 16th day of April 1914, exhibited before me, Commissioner as aforesaid, on the 18th day of August 1916, a statement of all money which he received or become chargeable with or disbursed, within the years beginning on the 16th day of April, 1914 said disbursements being supported by vouchers exhibited before me and I have stated and settled and now report the foregoing account of the transactions of the said fiduciary, showing a balance due said estate in the hands of the Administrator of $49.53. The said account was not completed until ten days and more after it had been mentioned in a list of fiduciaries whose accounts were before me for settlement, posted at the front door of the Court House according to law. I further report that I have examined and find that the said fiduciary has given such bond as the law requires, with surety sufficient.
Respectfully submitted
Harry A. Brinkley, Commissioner of Accounts
Virginia:
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, held on the 7th day of March 1917. The foregoing account of John Nash, Administrator of Fairlie P. Nash, deceased, filed in the Clerk's Office of said Court on the 31st day of January 1917, by Harry A. Brinkley, Commissioner of Accounts, having lain in the Clerk's Office of this Court for thirty days, and not having been excepted to and now standing confirmed by operation of law, is ordered to be recorded.
Teste: E. Thompson, Clerk

25. Social: reception held at home of Mr. & Mrs. Fairlie P. Nash, 2 Jan 1902, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 541 2 January 1902--A Social Event--The Reception Held by Mr. & Mrs. F. P. Nash and daughter, Miss Mary King Nash
The reception held by Mr. and Mrs. Fairlie P. Nash and daughter, Miss Mary King Nash, at their home no. 310 Middle street, Tuesday evening from 8:30 to 11 o'clock, was one of the social events of the season. The spacious residence was beautifully decorated with smilax and palms and a large number of friends from this city and Norfolk called during the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Nash and Miss Nash were assisted in receiving by Mrs. George R. Parrish, Mrs. John C. Woodley, Mrs. Arthur C. Thomson, Mrs. Stribling Marshall, Mrs. E. Alexander Hatton, Mrs. James W. Brown, Jr., Mrs. Z. S. Farland, Mrs. Edgar Nash, Mrs. John Maupin and Mrs. J. R. Woodley. Mrs. James F. Maupin presided at the punch bowl and these young ladies served delicious refreshments: Miss Esther Wilson, Miss Em Hatton, Miss Lizzie Jordan, Miss Rebecca Nash, Miss Nancy Sharp, Miss Clara Ashton, Miss Elizabeth Allen, Miss Annie Palmer, Miss Lily Kearns, Miss Mary Phroma Manning, Miss Lizzie Woodley, Miss Bettie Ashton, Miss Evelyn Hill and Miss Sophy Nash.

Children from this marriage were:

   49 F    i. Mary King Nash [694] 279,524,529 was born on 1 Jul 1882 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia 524 and died after 1932.522

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 1914, New York, New York, New York, USA. 279

2. Residence: 1932, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Colombia, USA. 522

Mary married Ira H. Patchin [695] 529 [MRIN: 272].

Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: New York, New York, New York, USA. 529

   50 F    ii. Nancy Collins Nash [1683] 278 was born on 28 Jul 1884 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,278,525 died on 28 Sep 1885 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 278,542 at age 1, and was buried in Sep 1885 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.278 The cause of her death was Chronic Hydrocephalus.542 Another name for Nancy was Nancy Lucretia Nash.543

   51 M    iii. John Nash [236] 526,529,544,545,546 was born on 8 Jan 1887 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia 526 and died after 1932.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Injured: thrown from runaway delivery wagon, 27 Sep 1892, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 548 28 September 1892---Runaway Accident
Mr. R. B. Daugherty's horse while standing on the street in South Portsmouth yesterdday morning took fright from some unknown object and ran away. The animal was attached to the delivery wagon which was very badly damaged. The occupants, who were the colored driver, and a little son of Mr. F. P. Nash, were thrown out and sustained several bruisers. The white boy was very badly cut on the head in several places.

2. Occupation: attorney, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 529

3. Occupation: attorney, 1914, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 544

4. Residence: 1914, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 544

5. Military Service: Captain in U.S. Army, 1932, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 547

   52 M    iv. Farlie Patton Nash Jr. [1684] 278,527,549 was born on 1 Oct 1891 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia,278,527 died on 29 Mar 1897 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 278,550 at age 5, and was buried on 30 Mar 1897 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.278,549

Noted events in his life were:

1. Obituary: death of little Farlie Nash, 30 Mar 1897, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 550 Died---Nash---At the residence of his parents, No. 301 Middle street, Portsmouth, Va., March 29, 1897, at 5 a.m., Fairlie Patton, son of F. P. and Fannie A. Nash, in the 6th year of his age.
Funeral services from the residence tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon at 5 o'clock.

30 March 1897---Death of Farlie Nash
Little Farlie Nash, so universally petted and loved in the community, is dead! "God's finger touched him and he slept." He was an idol of hearts and of households. Although so young, his manliness and sprightliness were attractions which made men and women love him. The bright promise of his young life made him the pride of a devoted father's and loving mother's heart.
"The childhood shows the man,
As morning shows the day."
And Farlie Nash seemed moulded in a hero's form. His ideas of propriety and justice were chivalric and drew the admiration of all with whom he came in contact. His was
"A truthful page in childhood's lovely face,
Whereon sweet innocence has record made;
An outward semblance of the young heart's grace,
Where truth, and love, and trust are all portrayed."
Deep is the sympathy of all our citizens for the mother and father and many mingle their tears with those who are nearest the sleeping heart----
"Death lies on him like an intimely frost
Upon the sweetest flower of all the field"
God has called Farlie to the home of rest, where he now awaits father, mother, and all the loved ones who grieve for their loss, and this must lift them nearer to God.
Farlie Patton Nash Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Nash, was born October 1, 1891 and died at 4:40 o'clock a.m. Monday, March 29, 1897.
His funeral will take place this afternoon at 5 o'clock from the residence of his parents on Middle street.

31 March 1897--Mere Mention
The funeral of Farlie, the 5-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Nash, took place from their residence in Middle street at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon and was largely attended.

31. Canning B. Manning [533] 297,551 was born in 1832 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 102,298 and died on 2 Jun 1864 299 at age 32.

General Notes: MILITARY SERVICE: Canning Manning, compiled military record (private, Company F, 41st Virginia Infantry), Compiled Service Records Confederate Soldiers Who Served from Virginia, micropublication M-324 (Washington: National Archives), roll 866:
Canning Manning, Pvt., Co. F, 41 Reg't Va. Infantry, appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above for Mar & Apr 1862.
Dated: Apr. 30, 1862
Enlisted When: Mch 4, 1862
Where: Navy Yard
By Whom: Wm. H. Etheridge
Period: War
Last paid by whom: pay due from enlistment
Present or absent: present
Remarks: Bounty paid $50

Canning Manning, Pvt., Co. F, 41 Reg't Va. appears on a register of Chomborazo Hospital, No. 1, Richmond, Virginia
Disease: Debility
Admitted: June 1, 1862
Remarks: Transd to Petersburg, July 4.

Canning Manning, Pvt., Co. F, 41 Reg't Va. Infantry appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above for Apr 30 to Oct. 31, 1862
Dated: Oct. 31, 1862
Enlisted When: Mch 4, 1862
Where: Navy yard
By whom: Capt. W. H. Etheridge
Period: war
Last paid by whom: A. Q. M. Land
To what time: Apl 30, 1862
Present or absent: absent
Remarks: Sick in hospital

Canning Manning, Pvt., Co. F, 41 Reg't Va. Infantry appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above for Nov. & Dec. 1862
Dated: Dec. 31, 1862
Enlisted When: Mar. 4, 1862
Where: G. N. Yd.
By whom: Capt. Etheridge
Period: war
Last paid by whom: Capt. Land
To what time: Apl. 30, 1862
Present or absent: absent
Remarks: sick in hospital

C. Manning, Pvt., Co. F, 41 Reg't Va. Infantry appears on Regimental Return of the organization named above, for the month of Dec. 1862
Enlisted men accounted for: absent sick

Manning Canning, Pvt., Co. F, 41 Reg't Va. Infantry appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above for Jan. & Feb. 1863.
Dated: Feb. 28, 1863
Enlisted when: Mar. 4, 1862
Where: G. N. Y.
By whom: Capt. Etheridge
Period: war
Last paid by whom: Maj. Land
At what time: Apl 30, 1862
Present or absent: absent
Remarks: sick in hospital

Canning Manning, Pvt., Co. F, 41 Reg't Va. Infantry appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above for Mar & Apr 1863
Dated: Apr 30, 1863
Enlisted When: Mar 4, 1862
Where: G. N. Yard
By whom: Capt. Wm H. Etheridge
Period: war
Last paid by whom: Maj. Land
To what time: Apr 30, 1863
Present or absent: absent
Remarks: sick in hospital



Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: farmer, 1856, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 102

2. Census: U.S., 1860, St. Bride's Parish, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 552 Cannon Manning, age 30, male, occupation: laborer, born in Va.
Jane Manning, age 25, female, occupation: wife labor, born in Va.
Mary Manning, age 3, female, born in Va.
Edward Manning, age 2, male, born in Va.
Ann Manning, age 8 months, female, born in Va.

3. Occupation: laborer, 1860, Norfolk Co., Virginia.

4. Miliary: private in Co. F, 41st Va. Infantry--Civil War, 1862. 553

5. Military Service: enlisted as private in Co. F, 41st Va. Infantry, Mar 1862, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 554 Name: Canning Manning
Residence: Norfolk County, Virginia
Occupation: Laborer
Enlistment Date: 04 March 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Unit Numbers: 799
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 04 March 1862.
Enlisted in Company F, 41st Infantry Regiment
Virginia on 04 March 1862
Hospitalized on 01 June 1862 at Chimborazo Hospl,
Richmond, Va.
Wounded on 01 June 1862 at Seven Pines, VA
Transferred on 04 July 1862 at Petersburg, VA
Absent sick on 15 April 1863


Source Information: Historical Data Systems, comp. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works. Copyright 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 - Historical Data Systems Inc.P.O. Box 196 Kingston, MA 02364

Canning married Jane Wright [535] 75,102,297 [MRIN: 224], daughter of George Wright [574] and Mary [575], on 3 Jan 1856 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.102 Jane was born in 1835 in Norfolk Co., Virginia 102,297 and died in Mar 1864 75 at age 29.

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 3 Jan 1856, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 555 To the Clerk of the County Court of Norfolk County in the State of Virginia
I hereby certify, that the following is a correct statement of a marriage solemnized by me in the County aforesaid:
Date of Marriage: January 3rd 1856 Place of Marriage: Norfolk Co., Va.
Names of Parties married: Canning Manning & Miss Jane Wright
Husband's Age: 24 years old Wife's Age: 21 years old
Husband's Condition: single Wife's Condition: single
Husband's Birth: Norfolk Co., Va. Wife's Birth: Norfolk Co., Va.
Husband's Parents: John Manning & Polly
Wife's Parents: George Wright & Mary
Husband's Occupation: farmer
Given under my hand as a minister in the Christian Church (legally authorized to solemnize marriages), this 3rd day of January A.D. 1856
Stephen S. Barrett

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: U. S., 1860, Norfolk Co., Virginia.
Personal Information What to do next?

Name: CANNON MANNING
State: VA
County: Norfolk County
Township: St. Brides Parish
Year: 1860
Record Type: Federal Population Schedule
Page: 631
Database: VA 1860 Federal Census Index

Source Information: Jackson, Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp. Virginia Census, 1800-90. [database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.


Children from this marriage were:

   53 F    i. Nancy Manning [737] was born in 1857 in Virginia.297 Another name for Nancy was Mary Mannig.297

   54 M    ii. Edward Manning [738] 297 was born in 1858 in Virginia.297

   55 F    iii. Ann Manning [749] 297 was born in Apr 1860 in Virginia.297

33. Mary Hodges Manning White [135] 306,307,318 was born on 1 Aug 1836 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,75,306,307,318 died on 16 Jul 1890 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 108,318,319,320 at age 53, and was buried on 18 Jul 1890 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.318,319,321 The cause of her death was consumption.307

Noted events in her life were:

1. Baptism: 9 Apr 1836, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 75 By Rev'd M. Crowder.

2. Inherits: Jan 1837, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 76 Inherits from her grandfather, Matthew Manning, one feather bed

3. Census: U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 330 *listed as Mary H. Mathews, but her name is actually Mary H. White and she is living with her step-father, James W. Mathews

4. Census: U.S., 1860, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 304 *listed with her step-father, James W. Mathews & mother, Mary Ann Mathews. Her name is given as Mary C. Mathews. Actually by this time, it is Mary Ann Hodges White Cassell as she married Alexander W. Cassell in 1855. Why was she with her parents?

5. Census: U.S., 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 556

6. Residence: 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 556

7. Census: U.S., 2 Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 557

8. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 557

9. Occupation: keeping house, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 557

10. Obituary: death of Mary H. M. Cassell, 16 Jul 1890, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 406 18 July 1890---Died---Cassell
So peacefully, so calmly passed away on the morning of the 16th inst. At 8:30 o'clock, Mary H. M., beloved wife of A. W. Cassell, U.S. N.
Funeral services will take place at the residence, corner Second and Lincoln streets, this (Friday) afternoon at 4 o'clock. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend.

Mary married Warrent Officer Alexander William Cassell U.S.N [198] 558,559,560 [MRIN: 68], son of Charles Cassell [1498] and Sarah Murry [200], on 10 May 1855 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia.107 Alexander was born on 8 Mar 1824 in Washington, District of Columbia, District of Colombia, USA,560 died on 8 Oct 1897 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 321,559,561 at age 73, and was buried on 10 Oct 1897 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.321,562 The cause of his death was Volvulus.563

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: of Alexander W. Cassell & Mary H. M. White, 10 May 1855, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 560 Date of Marriage: May 10, 1855
Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Virginia
Husband: Alex W. Cassell Age: 30 Status: single
Wife: Mary H. M. White Age: 19 Status: single
Husband's Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Wife's Birthplace: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's parents: Chas. & Sarah Cassell
Wife's parents: Edwin & Mary A. A. White
Husband's Occupation: sailmaker
Person Performing Ceremony: Geo. M. Bain

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: Carpenter w/U.S. Navy. 559

2. Organizations: member of Chosen Friends & Naval Veterans. 559

3. Military Service: as sailmaker in U.S.N, 18 Feb 1847, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 561,564 Alex. W. Cassell
Sailmaker, 18 February 1847
Resigned 27 July 1847
Sailmaker, 7 April 181859
Retired LIst, 28 March 1886
Died: 8 October 1897

Sailmaker: # 2367: Alexander W. Cassell--18 Febry 1847
Febry 18/47 Acting appointment, March 3/47 To the Germantown
July 27/47.. Resignation accepted--Resigned

4. Military Discharge: as sailmaker, U.S.N., 27 Jul 1847, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 561 Was on Resigned List.

5. Occupation: sailmaker, Aug 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 565

6. Residence: Aug 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 565

7. Census: 1850 Federal U.S. census, Aug 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 565

8. Occupation: sailmaker, 10 May 1855, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 560

9. Military Service: as sailmaker, U.S.N.,, 7 Apr 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 561,566 Sailmakers---# 2666
Alexander W. Cassell--7 April 1859
April 7/59 Acting Appointment, April 11/59 To the John Adams 25 Inst
Feb 16/60 Warranted Jany 20/61 Det'd two weeks leave
Feb 15/62 To the Reg
Stop at New York Sept 9/63 Det'd to the Niagara

Sea Duty: 3 years 0 months 16 days
Shore Duty: 1 year 6 months 24 days

10. Military Service: as sailmaker, U.S.N.,, 2 May 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. May 2, 1859 - NAVY YARD. - Commodore Dorin retired from the command of the Navy Yard on Saturday, and Captain Bell entered upon the duties of the office. A letter of appreciation upon the commodore's departure, was signed by the following: .... Alex. W. Cassell, Master Sailmaker.

11. Law suit: sale of land, 7 Sep 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 567 Alexander W. Cassell
agt
Sarah Cassell, Virginius O. Cassell, & Charles E. Cassell

This cause came on this day to be heard upon the bill of the complainant answer of the defendants and exhibits filed with the bill of complainant general replicaiton thereto and was argued by counsel. On consideration whereof the Court being of opinion that the lot of land conveyed by Charles Cassell in his lifetime to Virginius O. Cassell by deed bearing date the 28th July 1854 and admitted to record in the Clerk's Office of Norfolk County Court on the 10th day of November 1855 was an advancement made by the said Charles Cassell to the said Virginius O. Cassell and that the said Virginius O Cassell must bring the same into hotch potch with the real estate descended and account for the value of the same at the time of the execution of the said deed and being further of opinion that the interest of the parties manifestly requires a sale of the lot of land in the bill mentioned situate in the City of Portsmouth bounded east by Court Street west by Dinwiddie Street, east by Binford's lot Queen Street and Williams lot and north by lots of Emmerson, Wilson and others. On consideration whereof the Court doth order adjudge and decree that James Murdaugh and by consent of parties by counsel Virginius O. Cassell either of whom may act if the other declines, be and they are hereby appointed Commissioners to sell the above described lot of land to the highest bidder after twenty days notice by public action in same newspaper published in the City of Portsmouth or City of Norfolk and by notice published at the front door of the Court house of the City of Portsmouth on the following terms, viz: so much cash as may be necessary to pay the costs of suit and the expenses of sale may be demanded of the purchaser and for the residue of the purchaser or purchasers shall execute his or their several bonds with approved security each for one third of the residue of said purchase money with interest from the day of sale, payable in six nine and twelve months thereafter respectively the title to be retained until the further order of this Court. And the said commissioners or either which may act shall have power to sell said lot of land in seperate parcels or lots as he or they may deem most judicious and advantageous and after the said sale and the bonds for the purchase money shall be returned with a report of the proceedings of the said Commissioner that a Commissioner of this Court ascertain and report to the Court what will be an equitable portion of the proceeds of such sale to which the defendants Sarah Cassell is entitled in lieu of her dower interest in the real estate in the proceedings mentioned. But the said Commissioners are not to make sale under this decree until they shall have respectively executed bonds in the Clerk's Office of this Court and before the Clerk thereof in the penalty of one thousand dollars conditioned for the faithful discharge of their duties under this decree and they are directed to report their proceedings to the Court.
Ordered that Court be adjourned till tomorrow morning twelve o'clock
Rich H. Baker

12. Deed: J. K. Cooke to V. O. Cassell & als, 4 Oct 1859, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 568 Whereas at a Sale made by V. O. Cassell and James Murdaugh Special Commissioner for that purpose appointed by the Circuit Court for the City of Portsmouth in the suit in Chancery styled Cassell agt. Cassell rendered on the 7th day of September 1859 which sale was made on the 4th day of October 1859. John K. Cooke became the purchaser of the lot with its appurtenances opposite the Baptist Church on the West side of Court street in said City of which the late Charles Cassell dec'd seized and possessed at the bid of four thousand three hundred dollars, and whereas the said John K. Cooke has not complied with the terms of said sale and has no deed for the said property, and is willing and desirious to relinquish all claim to the same by virtue of said bid and proceedings--Now between John K. Cooke and Fanny B. his wife of the one part and the heirs at Law of the said Charles Cassell dec'd who are Sarah Cassell, his widow, Alex W. Cassell, V. O. Cassell and Charles E. Cassell of the other part. Witnesseth: that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the premises and of the sum of one dollar to them in hand paid by the said parties of the other part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged do hereby relinquish and recopy unto the said parties of the other part all the right title and interest which they may possess either in law or in equity to the said property of regarding the sale. Witness the following signatures and seals.
J. K. Cooke
T. B. Cooke
City of Portsmouth, to wit:
I, Jno. Nash Justice of the Peace for the city aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Fanny B. the wife of J. K. Cooke parties to a certain deed bearing date on the 25th day of November 1855 and hereto annexed personally appeared before me in my City aforesaid and being examined by me privily and apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her, she the said Fanny B. Cooke acknowledged the same to be her act and deed and declared that she had willingly signed sealed and delivered the same and that she wished not to retract it. Given under my hand and seal this 10th day of January 1866.
John Nash J.P.
In the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth the 10th day of December 1866---This Deed was acknowledged before me by John K. Cooke a party thereto and together with the Certificate annexed of John Nash a Justice of the Peace in and for said City is admitted to record.
Teste: Dempsey Nash, c.c.

13. Occupation: as sailmaker, U.S.N.,, 3 Feb 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 569,570

14. Law suit: sale of land, 4 Sep 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 571 Tuesday the 4th day of September1860
Present: The Honbl Richard H. Baker, Judge
Alexander W. Cassell
agt
Sarah Cassell, Virginius O. Cassell and Charles E. Cassell

This cause came on this day to be further heard upon the papers formerly read and the report of the sale made by the Commissioners pursuant to the order of the 7 day of September 1859 and the report of Commissioner Murdaugh showing the equitable portion of the proceeds of the sale to which the defendant Sarah Cassell is entitled in lieu of her dower interest therein to which reports there are no exceptions. On consideration whereof the Court approving and confirming the said reports, doth adjudge order and decree that the Clerk of this Court deliver to James Murdaugh and V. O. Cassell the Commissioners of sale the three bonds of W. W. Davis and Wm. C. Wingfield each for the sum of five hundred dollars and executed by them to the said James Murdaugh and V. O. Cassell Commissioners as aforesaid and filed amoung the papers in this suit for the purchase of the lots of land in the said report mentioned and described; also deliver to the said Commissioners, the three bonds of Charles E. Cassell and Charles R. McAlpine for one hundred and seventy five dollars each executed by them to the said Commissioners as aforesaid, filed among the papers in this suit and given for the purchase of the lots of land in the said report mentioned and also deliver to the said Commissioners the three bonds of John K. Cooke and Arthur Emmerson each for one thousand three hundred and eighty-one dollars forty one and two third cents executed by them to the said Commissioners as aforesaid filed among the papers in this suit and executed for the purchase of the lot of land in the said report mentioned and that the said Commissioners do proceed to collect the said several bonds executed as aforesaid and when collected that they execute deeds with special warranty to said purchasers for the lots of land purchased by them severally as mentioned in the said report. and the Court doth further order adjudge and decree that when the said Commissioners have collected the said bonds aforesaid that they pay to the plaintiff Alexander W. Cassell and the defendants V. O. Cassell and Charles E. Cassell each the sum of sixteen hundred and thirty nine dollars thirty two and one third cents with interest thereon to be computed after the rate of six per centum per annum from the fourth day of October 1859 till paid, and pay to the defendant Sarah Cassell the sum of twelve hundred and fifty seven dollars and twenty seven cents with like interest from the fourth day of October 1859 till paid and pay to c. W. Murdaugh Commissioner three dollars and make report of their proceedings to the Court. But this decree is to be suspended until the said James Murdaugh and V. O. Cassell shall either seperately or jointly execute a bond with sufficient security in the Clerk's Office of this Court and before the said Clerk in the penalty of seven thousand dollars conditioned for the faithful discharge of their duties as Commissioners under this decree.

15. Law suit: sale of land, 12 Sep 1860, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 572 Wednesday the 12th day of September 1860
Present: The Honbl. Richard H. Baker, Judge

Alexander W. Cassell
agt
Sarah Cassell, Virginius O. Cassell and Charles E. Cassell

By consent of the parties and for reasons appearing to the Court the dcree pronounced in this cause during the present term is set aside and annulled. And this cause coming on to be again heard upon the papers formerly read and the report of the sale made by the Commissioners pursuant to the order of the 7th day of September 1859 and the report of Commissioner Murdaugh showing the equitable portion of the proceeds of the sale to which the defendant Sarah Cassell is entitled in lieu of her dower interest therein and also showing the portions to which the plaintiff and the defendants are entitled, which reports there are no exceptions. On consideration whereof the Court approving and confirming the said report doth adjudge order and decree that the Clerk of this Court deliver to James Murdaugh and v. O. Cassell the Commissioners of sale, the three bonds of W. W. Davis and Wm. C. Wingfield each for the sum of five hudndred dollars and executed by them to the said James Murdaugh and V. O. Cassell Commissioners as aforesaid and filed amoung the papers in their suit for the purchase of the lots of land in the said report mentioned and described; also deliver to the said Commissioners the three bonds of Charles E. Cassell and Chalres mcAlpone for one hundred and seventy five dollars each executed by them to the said Commissioners aforesaid filed among the papers in this suit and given for the purchase of the lots of land in the report mentioned; and also deliver to the said Commissioner the three bonds of John H. Cooke and Arthur Emmerson each for one thousand three hundred and eighty four dollars and forty one and two third cents executed by them to the said Commissioners filed among the papers in this suit and executed for the purchase of the lot of land in the said report mentioned; and that the said Commissioner do proceed to collect the said several bonds executed as aforesaid and when collected that they execute deeds with special warranty to the said several purchasers, for the lots of land purchased by them severally as mentioned in the said report. And the Court doth further adjudge order and decree, that when the said Commissioners have collected the said bonds aforesaid, that they pay to the plaintiff Alexander W. Cassell and the defendant Charles E. Cassell each the sum of one thousand seven hundred and thirty nine dollars thirty two and two third cents with iinterest thereon at six per centum per annum; from fourth day of October 1859 till paid & pay to the defendant V. O. Cassell one thousand four hundred and thirty nine dollars and thirty two and two third cents with like interest from the fourth day of October 1859 till paid, pay to the defendant Sarah Cassell the sum of twelve hundred and fifty seven dollars and twenty seven cents with like interest from the fourth day of October 1859 till paid, and pay to C. W. Murdaugh Commissioner three dollars and make report of their proceedings. But this decree is to be suspended until the said James Murdaugh and V. O. Cassell shall either seperately or jointly execute a bond with sufficient security in the Clerk's Office of this Court and before the said Clerk in the penalty of seven thousand dollars conditioned for the faithful discharge of their duties as Commissioners under this decree.

16. Military Service: sailmaker, Sep 1865, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 573 Sailmakers
# 2167 Alexander W. Cassell ---7 April 1859
To Frigate Niagara, Sept 23/65
Det'd & w.o. April 19/66 To the Navy Yard Norfolk, Va.
Oct 5/69 Det'd to the Powhatan per stu of 21 Inst.
Dec 23/69 Det'd w.o.
July 29/70 To the California / Sept
Sept 20/70 Det'd to the Nanagansett
Previous order revoked w.o. Nov 21/70 To the Pawnee

Sea Duty: 7 years 0 months 1 day
Shore Duty: 3 years 1 month 0 days

17. Military: 1866. 561 Co. F, 23 Maine Inf. hosp. Stew.

18. Law suit: suit settled, 13 Sep 1866, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 574 Thursday the 13th day of September 1866
Present: The Honbl. Richard H. Baker, Judge

Alexander W. Cassell, pltff
agt
Sarah Cassell, Virginius O. Cassell, & Chas. E. Cassell, deft.

This cause came on this day to be further heard upon the papers formerly read and the report of the Commissioner made pursuant to the order of the 12th day of September 1860 towhich there is no exeception and was argued by counsel: On consideration whereof the Court approving and confirming the said report by which it appears that the object of the suit has been obtained is is ordered that this suit be discontinued from the docket.

Ordered that the Court be adjourned till tomorrow morning eleven o'clock
Rich'd H. Baker

19. Military Service: as sailmaker, U.S.N.,, 7 Jan 1867, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 575 January 7--List of Officers Attached to the Naval Station, Norfolk, Virignia
We publish today the complete list of officers attached to this station, including the Marine Corps U.S. Naval Hospital, Receiving ship, New Hampshire, Ordinance navigation Light-house, and Civil Departments; for which we are indebted to the courtesy of an officer attached to the United States Navy.
Alexander W. Cassell
Rank: sailmaker

20. Census: U.S., 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 576 Margaret Manning, age 10, female, white, orphan, born in Va., cannot read or write, idotic
Alexander W. Cassell, age 46, male, white, occupation: sailmaker U.S.N., vaule of real estate: 2,000; value of personal property: 3,000, birthplace: D.C., father foreign born, eligible to vote
Mary H. Cassell, age 34, female, white, occupation: boarding, born in Va.
Edwin W. Cassell, age 10, male, white, at school, born in Va.
Stephen B. Kenney, age 31, male, white, occupation: huster clerk in Navy Yard, value of personal property: 1,500, born in Maine, eligible to vote
Rosa E. Kenney, age 33, female, white, boarding, born in Va.
James W. Kenney, age 2, male, white, born in Va., born in Jan.
Rosa N. Kenney, age 4 months, female, white, born in Va.

21. Occupation: sailmaker U.S.N., 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 577

22. Residence: 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 577

23. Miliary Service: sailmaker, Dec 1872, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 578 Sailmaker
# 2740 Alexander W. Cassell 7 April 1859
Pawnee Dec 10/72 Det'd & w.o.
Jany 3/73 To Navy Yard Norfolk Va
July 23/73 Det'd to the Alaska 5 Augt
Sept 29/76 Det'd & w.o. Dec 26/76 To Equipt duty Navy Yard Norfolk

Sea Duty: 12 years 1 month 13 days
Shore Duty: 5 years 8 months 2 days

24. Miliary Service: sailmaker, Dec 1879, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 579 Sailmakers
# 2671---Alexander W. Cassell 7 April 1859
Equipt duty Navy Yard Norfolk Dec 6/79
Det'd to the Powhatan 10 Inst
Dec 11/82 Det'd & w.o.
Dec 12/83 To Navy Yard Norfolk 31 inst to continue until 28 March 1886
March 24/86 Det'd and placed on the Retired List from the 28th March 1886

Sea Duty: 15 years 1 month 14 days
Shore Duty: 8 years 10 months 6 days

25. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 580 Alexander W. Cassell, white, male, age 57, married, occupation: sailmaker U.S. Navy, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Mary Cassell, white, female, age 44, wife, married, occupation: keeping house, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Edwin Cassell, white, male, age 24, son, single, occupation: sailmaker, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Dinah Wright, black, female, age 45, widowed, occupation: servant, cannot read or write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.

26. Occupation: sailmaker U.S. Navy, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 557

27. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 557

28. Residence: 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 581 Living at 3rd N. Henry Street

29. Residence: 1012 Dinwiddie Street, 1883, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 582 1012 Dinwiddie Street

30. Residence: 1884, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 583 Is a sailmaker living at 136 Lincoln Street in Portsmouth, Virginia

31. Residence: 416 Second Street, 1885, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 584 Alexander W. Cassell, U. S. N. h 416 Second

32. Occupation: U.S.N., 1885, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 584

33. Military: Was on Retired List. U.S.N., 18 Mar 1886, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 561

34. Residence: 136 Lincoln Street, 1889, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 476

35. Residence: 1897, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 563

36. Record of Grave: 8 Oct 1897, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 563 Alexander W. Cassell
Died: Oct. 8, 1897
Aged: 73 years, 7 months (grave unmarked)

Record of Grave--East Oak Grove Cemetery
West Half of Walk 11--South
Lot # 440 Avenue A--west Walk 11
M. J. Mathews, owner of north half
A. W. Cassell, owner of south half

37. Funeral: 10 Oct 1897, Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 585 The funeral of the late Mr. A. W. Cassell took place yesterday afternoon from the residence of his son, Mr. Edward Cassell, corner of Fiftth street and Gosport road. Rev. Dr. A. E. Owen conducted the servies and the remains were laid to rest in Oak Grove Cemetery.

38. Letter: letter of appreciation, 2 May 1859, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 586 Argus--May 2, 1859--Navy Yard--Commodore Dornin retired from the command of the Navy Yard on Saturday, and Captain Bell entered upon the duties of the office.
A letter of appreciation upon the commodore's departure, was signed by the following: Alex W. Cassell, master sailmaker

39. Obituary: 12 Oct 1897, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 587 12 Oct 1897
The funeral services of the late Alexander W. Cassell, sailmaker, U.S.N., took place at the residence of his son, A.E.W. Cassell, Fifth street extended, Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
The solemn services were conducted by Rev. A. E. Owen, D.D., of Court Street Baptist Church, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Eggleston, of the Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Cassell being a retired officer in the United States Navy, the funeral was attended by a military escort, under command of Sailmaker Charles E. Minter, U.S.N.
The following officers were honorary pall-bearers: Sailmaker Geo. Barnes, Carpenter L. L. Martin, Carpenter J. T. Miller, Carpenter H. Rigby, Mate H. Neilson, Boatswain Petere Y. Johnson, Boatswain J. B. Moncrief, Boatswain A. Ohmson; also Messrs. Stephen Bowers and Thomas Gleason, citizens, and Captain William Ryder, of the Naval Veterans.
The casket was handled by sailors, who acted as body-bearers, under charge of L. L. Martin, U.S.N.
Besides the military escort there was a detachment of Naval Veterans and members of Chosen Friends. The entire procession was headed by the Naval Post Band.
During the services at the residence Miss Katie Ashe sang "The Christian's Good Night."
The ramains were interred in Oak Grove Cemetery, beside the grave of his wife, who preceded him about eight years ago.
The deceased was a brother of Mr. V. O. Cassell and Mr. Charles Cassell, architect, now of Baltimore, Md., and uncle of Messrs. Norman, Charles, V. O., Heber and Rev. Mortimer Cassell, aso of Mrs. Dr. Webster and Miss Ella Cassell.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 56 M    i. Alexander Edwin White Cassell [201] 588,589 was born on 3 Feb 1860 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,558,588 died 17 May1925 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia,590,591 and was buried on 20 May 1925 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.592,593

34. Rose Hannah Edwin White [136] 322,323 was born on 2 May 1837 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,75,324,325 died on 4 Sep 1915 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA 322 at age 78, and was buried in Sep 1915 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.326

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: U.S., Sep 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 330 *listed as Rose E. Mathews, but her name is actually Rose E. White, living with her step-father James W. Mathews

2. Census: U.S. , 1860, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 304 *listed as Rosa Mathews, although her actual name is Rosa White and she is living with her step-father, James W. Mathews and mother, Mary Ann Mathews.

3. Census: U.S., 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 324

4. Residence: 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 324

5. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 325 **Mathews lived next door to Kenneys & Cassells. Job & Sophronia Manning were Rosa Kenney's first cousins, her mother's sister's children.

6. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 325

7. Occupation: keeping house, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 325

8. Obituary: 9 Sep 1915, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.
Obituary of Rose Edwin White Kenney

From The Windsor Ledger, Volume 31, Windsor, N. C., Thursday September 9, 1915, Page 1. Copy from Department of Cultural Resources, State of North Carolina, Raleigh 27601-2807. Abstracted by Lynn Hopewell.

At sunset on Saturday last this gentle lady passed from earth to the gracious promise of eternal life. She so spent her days in life as to assure her of her life beyond the grave. "Blessed assurance Jesus is mine."

Mrs. Kenney came to make here home in Bertie county in December 1886. She was not a stranger to North Carolina. In 1587 her ancestor in a direct line was Governor of Sir Walter Raleigh's Colony on Roanoke Island. There her kinswoman gave birth to Virginia Dare.

Her cousin, Gen. William Dorsey Pender, was the bravest of the brave in the Confederacy. Her North Carolina relatives, Col. R. H. Bridgers, Col. John L. Bridgers, Dr. W. B. Mercer and the Penders, all of Edgecombe county, have been foremost in the social business and civic life of her adopted state.

She was the close kinswoman of honorable and useful Virginia families, Mannings, Cassells, Matthews, Herberts Barclays, Hodges and Boteteauts. In 1867 she married Dr. Stephen Bartlett Kenney of Maine, a descendant of Josiah Bartlett, who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence on the part of the State of New Hampshire. Dr. Kenney died Christmas day 1907.

On the 30th day of May, 1889, this good couple came into my life. On that day 1 married their only daughter, Rose Mary Kenney. Since the burial of her husband Mrs. Kenney has lived in my home. I brought her there from the funeral of her husband.

Mrs. Kenney was a communicant in full fellowship in St. Thomas' Episcopal church. She was buried by the side of her husband in that sacred church yard. Rt. Rev Thomas C. Darst, Bishop of East Carolina, read the burial service. Her young friends who had been most deferential to her in life, and to whom she was greatly attached bore her body into the church where she had loved to commune and gently placed it to rest by the side of her husband. She has never been the name person since Dr. Kenney's death. Her heart was in the church yard with him. They were one again.

Her pall bearers were: Maj. Fred M. Dunstan, H. M. Bell, Jerry O. Mitchell, Josesh B. Cherry, George M. Holder, Thomas Gillum, Jr., Claude Pierce, Philemon M. Allan, J. T. Stokes.

The following were her honorary pall-hearers: Dr. Leslie B. Evans, Dr. Charles J. Sawyer, Jesse B. Stokes, Hon. Thomas Gillam, Rev L. D. Hayman, W. S. Hayes, P. H. Sessoms, Frank Allen, T. C. Bond, R. W. Askew, Sr., W. L. Lyon, J. H. Matthews, E. W. Gray, J. B. Gray.

Her's was a most beautiful life A gentleman who has known her a quartet of a century, sitting by her bedside as she passed away tearfully said, "She passes out of life as she lived in it, quiet, peaceable and gentle."

A friend of Mrs. Winston writes "My memories of her are all pleasant, a gentle, kind, affectionate, industrious wife and mother, a typical woman."

Letters and telegrams and flowers have come to us from those near and dear, in this and other states. They lighten the crushing burden of our grief.

I never knew a word of anger to escape her lips. I never heard her speak in disparagement of any living creature. I never heard a word of scandal spoken by her or traced to her. Her devotion to those she loved was tender and gentle, but strong and unmovable. I am happy that I dwelt in her love.

The constant attention and devotion of our friends here have greatly comforted and strengthened us. I must pay a word of heartfelt gratitude for myself and wife to Dr. Leslie B. Evans for his constant professional and friendly attention. Our hours of sorrow were lifted when he cane to our anxious hearts.

Mrs. Kenney's only children are too well known to require a statement as to who they are, Mrs. Francis D. Winston and Mr. Stephen W. Kenney, James Newell Kenney, a lawyer who died ten years ago, was her oldest son.

During Mrs. Kenney's long illness she was tenderly and constantly waited on by Lucy Stone, a former servant of my family. It was a beautiful service she rendered.

Mrs. Kenny took small part in public duty. Her work was in her home, around her fireside, with her associates, friends and loved ones. She loved the beautiful and the good; birds and flowers charmed her senses. The animals and fowls flocked around her when she came in view. Her's was a profitable and beautiful life. It is hard therefore to give her up. We shall see her again is our belief and our prayer. She is waiting for us. FRANCIS D. WINSTON.

Rose married Asst. Surgeon Steven Bartlett Kenney U.S.N. [137] 324,595,596 [MRIN: 69], son of Steven Kenney [206] and Sophia Clark Bartlett [207], on 26 Feb 1866 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 75,326.,327 Steven was born on 20 Aug 1838 in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, USA,274,324,597 died on 25 Dec 1907 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA 597,598 at age 69, and was buried on 26 Dec 1907 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.326

Marriage Notes: MARRIAGE: Stephen B. Kenney pension file--General Index to Pension Files 1861-1934, Micropublication T-288, roll 258; Records of the Veterans Administration, Record Group 15, National Archives, Washington:
Marriage License, Virginia, City of Portsmouth to wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia:
Dr. S. Barlett Kenney and Miss Rosa E. White
Given under my hand, as Clerk of the City Court of the said City this 26 day of February 1866.
Dempsey Nash, Clerk
Time of Marriage: February 26, 1866 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of Parties Married: S. Bartlett Kenney & Rosa E. White
Age of Husband: 27 years Age of Wife: 27 years
Condition of Husband: widowed Condition of Wife: single
Place of Husband's Birth: Bethel, Maine Place of Wife's Birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Place of Husband's Residence: U. S. Navy Place of Wife's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Name of Husband's Parents: Stephen & Sophia Kenney
Name of Wife's Parents: Edwin & Mary A. White
Occupation of Husband: Surgeon U. S. Navy
Given under my hand this 26 day of February 1866
Dempsey Nash, Clerk
Certificate of Time and Place of Marriage:
I certify that on the 26th day of February 1866 at Portsmouth, Va., under authority of the above license, I united in marriage the persons named and described therein...
Joseph R. Wheeler 326

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Married at: residence of her mother and stepfather, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 75 Corner of 2nd and Henry St. Portsmouth, by the Rev. Joseph Wheeler.

2. Married: 26 Feb 1866, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 327 Marriage License
Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages: You are herby authorized to join in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your church, or regligious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Dr. S. Bartlett Kenney and Miss Rosa E. White.
Given under my hand, as Clerk of City, Court of the said City this 26 day of February 1866.
Dempsey Nash, Clerk
Certificate to obtain a marriage license
Time of Marriage: February 26th 1866
Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Name of Parties married: S. Bartlett Kenney & Rosa E. White
Age of Husband: 27 years
Age of Wife: 27 years
Condition of husband: widowed
Condition of wife: single
Place of husband birth: Bethel, Maine
Place of wife's birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Place of husband's residence: U.S. Navy
Place of wife's residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of husband's parents: Stephen & Sophia Kenney
Name of wife's parents: Edwin & Mary A. White
Occupation of husband: surgeon U.S. Navy
Given under my hand this 26th day of February 1866.
Dempsey Nash, clerk
Minister's return of marriage: I certify, that on the 26 day of February 1866 at ___, I united in marriage the above named and described parties, under authority of the annexed license.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Miltary Service: stationed aboard the "Galena." 599 Page 49--On October 19, Harper's Weekly published a picture of the still-unnamed Galena, then building in Mystic, Connecticut.
Ericsson incorporated many novel features in his new creation wile the other two Union ironclads, Galena and New Ironsides, were conventional wooden ships with armor attached. Galena had an iron-roofed gun deck, but her sides were protected by iron bars and plates--a system that proved to be inadequate in battle.

Page 90--the Union Navy Tries to Take Richmond
As soon as the Virginia was out of the way, the long-restrained Monitor was ordered to accompany a small fleet that was to run up the James River to Richmond and "shell the place into a surrender." Union intelligence knew that obstructions had been placed in the river to prevent such an attempt, but it was hopefully believed that a passageway could be cleared. The naval opertion was to be coordinated with MCClellan's drive up the Peninsula.
The fleet set out, preceded by the armored Galena, and in command of John Rodgers, who had organized the first Union attempts to create a navy on Western waters. The ships met with no serious opposition until they were about eight miles below Richmond, where further progress was barred by the obstructions which were more elaborate than the Union commander had been led to believe. The Confederates had sunk ships, barges, huge crates of stones, and scrap iron between rows of pilings driven into the riverbed. Nor could the Federal Navy leisurely go to work to open a way through this barrier, for the heights along the shore were strongly fortified.
The Confederate battery at Drewry's Bluff--called Fort Darling in Union dispatches--had heavy guns from Jamestown. To these, several naval guns had recently been added. The fort was a formidable one, 200 feet above the water--so high that it was hard to elevate a ship's gun to reach it, although the cannon in the fort were mounted so they could fire down at the river. Some of the men manning the battery had come there from the Virginia or her escorting ships. Now they were facing their old enemy, the Monitor again, but this time they were in a much better position than they have been before.
At 7:30 a.m. on May 15, the Monitor, the Galena, the Naugatuck (also called the "Stevens Battery"), an armored vessel carrying one powerful long-distance gun, and two wooden ships came in sight of the fort. The Galena boldly ran up to inspect the obstructions, anchored, and began firing up at the battery. The men on the Monitor quickly discovered that at such close range they could not elevate their guns through the turret's small ports to reach the fort on the bluff. They had to drop farther down the river, where the flatter angle of fire enabled them to aim their shots higher.
The hill battery wasted only three shots on the Monitor's thick armor and concentrated on the more thinly plated Galena. The heavy shells, plunging down, broke through the iron covering and exploded inside the ship, splintering iron and wood into lethal fragments that killed 14 men and wounded ten others. It was the first test by battle of the ironclad that had been ordered by the Union Navy at the same time as the Monitor. As the Galena's commander, John Rodgers, said in quiet understatement: "We demonstrated that she is not shot proof."
The Naugatuck fared no better. She was not only exposed to shellfire; her single gun, one of the 100-pounder rifled Parrotts that were to give trouble, blew up, hurling part of its massive breech into the river.
Only the seemingly invulnerable Monitor escaped punishment. The two wooden gunboats, even though farther away, were hit several times by accurately aimed shots. After nearly four hours, the thoroughly riddled Galena (hit 28 times and perforated 18 times) was running out of ammunition. The five ships started down the river, plagued along the way be Minie balls fired from concealed rifle pits on the shores. When the Galena was examined later, she was found to be so badly shot up that her cracked armor had to be removed, and she became an ordinary wooden gunboat.
Thus ended the attempt to take Richmond by naval power. No Union ship was to get through to that stubbornly defended city untiol the very last days of the war.

2. Alt. Birth: 10 Aug 1837. Per gravestone.

3. Marriage Banns: 4 Oct 1862, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA. 600

4. Military Service: Hospital Steward, Co. F, 23 Reg't Maine Infantry, 10 Sep 1862, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA. 601

5. Military Service: as a Hospital Steward, 1863. 596,602,603 23rd Regiment, Maine Infantry (9 months, 1862-63)
Organized at Portland and mustered in for nine months service, September 29, 1862
Left state for Washington, D.C., October 18.
Attached to Grover's Brigade, Defences of Washington, to February 1863.
Jewitt's Bridage, 22nd corps to June 1863.
Slough's Bridage, Defences of Alexandria, 22nd Corps. to July 1863.
Service: Campt at East Capital Hill till October 25, 1862. Moved to Seneca, Md., October 25, and guard duty along the Potomac River til April 19, 1863. Stationed at Edwards Ferry, December 1862 to April 1863. Moved to Poolesville, April 19, thence to Washington, May 5, and to Alexandria, May 24. Moved to Poolesville, Md., June 17, thence to Harper's Ferry, W. Va. Mustered out July 15, 1863, expiration of term. Regiment lost during service 56 enlisted men by disease.

6. Military Service: as Acting Assistant Surgeon, U.S.N., 4 Nov 1863, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 604 Stephen B. Kenney
Acting Assistant Surgeon, 4 November 1863
Honorably discharged: 15 March 1866

7. Divorce Filing: 16 Feb 1866, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA. 605

8. Marriage Banns: 26 Feb 1866, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 606

9. Military Discharge: (Honorably) U.S.N., 15 Mar 1866. 607 Stephen B. Kenney
Acting Assistant Surgeon, 4 November 1863
Honorably Discharged: 15 March 1866

10. Alt. Marriage: He was a widower when he married Rose White, 1866. 327

11. Mentioned: treated patients who ate deadly toadstools, 5 Aug 1867, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 608 McCance family, mother, two grown daughters and two children narrowly missed death from eating toadstools with their mushrooms. Drs. C. R. McAlpine & S. B. Kenney applied "the usual emetics" Crawford St. near Navy Yard gate.

12. Occupation: druggist, 18 Oct 1867, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 609 Journal--October 18, 1867
Store at 4th and Henry, occupied by Kenney and Mercer, druggists, purchased by Wm. Taylor for $1,460.00

13. Occupation: chief clerk, Bureau of Engineering in Norfolk Naval Shipyard., 14 Jan 1868, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 610 The JOURNAL of 14 January 1868 mentions the name of his wife, Rosa E., and the death of their son. The same paper, 29 Sept 1869 states he had been appointed chief clerk, Bureau of Engineering in the Navy Yard. Only "radical politicians" received such coveted appointments at this time and it is believed he was probably in this catagory and not a permanent resident of Portsmouth.

14. Occupation 1: Appointed chief clerk, Bureau of Engineering in Norfolk Naval Shipyard., 14 Jan 1868, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 611

15. Occupation 2: Appointed an examining surgeon of the Pension Bureau., 10 Sep 1869, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 612 Journal--September 10, 1869--Dr. S. B. Kenney of this city has been appointed an examing surgeon of the Pension Bureau

16. Occupation 3: Appointed chief clerk Bureau of Engineers at the navy yard at a salary of $1, 200., 29 Sep 1869, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 612 Journal--September 29, 1869--Dr. S. B. Kenney appointed chief clerk Bureau of Engineers at the Navy Yard at a salary of $1,200

17. Occupation 4: Muster clerk of yards and docks, Navy Yard, 20 Nov 1869, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 613 Journal. Nov. 20, 1869 . Appointments in the navy yard - many listed below had been serving for some time, their appointments just being confirmed by the military authorities: .... Muster clerk of yards and docks - Dr. S. B. Kenney.

18. Census: U.S., 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 324 Margaret Manning, age 10, female, white, orphan, born in Va., cannot read or write, idotic
Alexander W. Cassell, age 46, male, white, occupation: sailmaker U.S.N., value of real estate: 2,000, value of personal property: 3,000, born in D.C., father foreign born, eligible to vote
Mary H. Cassell, age 34, female, white, boarding, born in Va.
Edwin W. Cassell, age 10, male, white, at school, born in Va.
Stephen B. Kenney, age 31, male, white, occupation: muster clerk Navy Yard, value of personal property: 1,500, born in Maine, eligible to vote
Rosa E. Kenney, age 33, female, white, born in Va.
James W. Kenney, age 2, male, white, born in Va., month of Jan.
Rosa N. Kenney, age 4 months, female, white, born in Va.

19. Occupation: muster clerk at Navy Yard, 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 324

20. Residence: 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 324

21. Election: Vice president of The Grant Club, 7 Jun 1872, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 614 Journal. June 7- THE GRANT CLUB REDIVIUS. - The Radical association known as the Grant Club, so hated by the Thomasites, was dissolved by the edict of Peanut Platt preceding the election, for the alle ged reason that it formented distraction in the Republican ranks, and threatened defeat to the party in the municipal contest, has been thoroughly revived ... Vice-pres. - Dr. S. B. Kenney; .... It i s a terrible thorn in the side of the Thomasites, and will give them more uneasiness than convention could probably do.

22. Arrested: charged with negligence, 1873, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 615 1873--S. B. Kenny Negligence
nolle pros Box 2, file 210


*Nolle pros--a formal entry upon the record, by the plaintiff in a civil suit, or, more commonly, by the prosecuting attorney in a criminal action, by which he declares that he "will no further prosecute" the case, either as to some of the defendants, or altogether. The voluntary withdrawal by the prosecuting attorney of present proceedings on a criminal charge. (Henry Campbell Black, M.A., Black's Law Dictionary (St. Paul, Minnesota: West Publishing Co., 1990), p. 1048)

23. Census: U.S., 1 & 2 June 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 325 S. B. Kenney, white, male, age 44, married, occupation: clerk in store, born in Maine, father born in Maine, mother born in Maine
Rosa Kenney, white, famale, age 41, wife, married, occupation: house keeping, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Stephen Kenney, white, male, age 5, son, single, at school, born in Va., father born in Maine, mother born in Maine
James N. Kenney, white, male, age 12, son, single, at school, born in Va., father born in Maine, mother born in Va.
Rosa M. Kenney, white, female, age 10, daughter, single, at school, born in Va., father born in Maine, mother born in Va.
Stephen Kenney, white, male, age 76, son, married, occupation: ship master, born in Maine, father born in Maine, mother born in Maine
Sophia C. Kenney, white, female, age 69, wife, married, occupation: keeping house, born in Maine, father born in Maine, mother born in Maine
Job Manning, white, male, age 31, boarder, single, occupation: laborer, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Sophronia Manning, white, female, age 29, boarder, single, occupation: seamtress, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Martha McMahan, mulatto, female, age 16, married, occupation: servant, insane, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.

24. Occupation: clerk in store, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 274

25. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 274

26. Occupation: surgeon in the U.S. Navy Yard, 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 581

27. Residence: 418 Second Street, Between 1883 and 1884, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 582

28. Occupation: a physician, Between 1883 and 1884, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.

29. Residence 2: Moved to, Sep 1886, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. 598

30. Residence: 1907, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. 616 Personals--Dr. and Mrs. S. B. Kenny of Windsor, N.C., formerly of this city, are visiting Mrs. Kenny's brother, M. J. Mathews of 1512 Prentis Avenue.

31. Obituary: 2 Jan 1908, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. Obituary of Stephen Bartlett Kenney,from The Windsor Ledger, Volume 20, Windsor, N. C., Thursday January 2, 1908, Page 1. Copy from Department of Cultural Resources, State of North Carolina, Raleigh 27601-2807. Abstracted by Lynn Hopewell, February 23, 2001.

STEPHEN BARTLETT KENNEY DIES CHRISTMAS DAY. Stephen Bartlett Kenney was born in Bethel, Maine. August 10th, 1838. His father was Captain Stephen Kenney who for many years was master of several of the great trading vessels that plied between the great commercial ports of the world. His mother was Sophia Bartlett, a descendant of Josiah Bartlett who signed the Declaration of Independence.
He was a student of both Bowdoin and Dartmouth Colleges, graduating in medicine from the latter institution in 1861.

At the breaking out of the war he enlisted in the 23rd Maine Regiment and was hospital steward. After a few months of service he was transferred to the Navy and was commissioned Assistant Surgeon. At various times he was on board the best American ships.

At the close of the war he located at Portsmouth, Va., where he married Feb. 26, 1866, Miss Rose E. White. Mrs. Kenney's relatives in North Carolina are the Penders, Bridger's and Mercers of Edgecombe County. Gen'l. W. D, Pender was her mother's cousin.

In 1867 Dr. Kenney was appointed an Examining Surgeon for the National Soldiers Home at Hampton. Va., and later he was appointed by President Grant to an important civil position in the Norfolk Navy Yard where he continued in office until 1886. In September 1886, he came to Bertie County in the employment of Reeves, Oatman & co., and continued with that concern a number of years.

He was a well known man in Bertie Co. His genial disposition, his gentlemanly manners; his keen intellect, his friendship made him very popular with all our people. He loved the people of Bertie co. He was warmly attached to the people of the South. He was just to them. He recognized the great burdens they bore and he sympathized with them. Dr. Kenney had traveled in most of the countries of the old world and was an interesting talker.

He leaves a wife and a daughter, Mrs. Francis D. Winston and a son Stephen W. Kenney, Editor of the Windsor Ledger, a son James N. Kenney died three years ago. He was a most devoted husband and father.

For a year past age an sickness have weakened him, and those near him felt that the end was drawing near. A week of pain brought no murmur. "It is best he repeated quite frequently. Concern for loved ones to be left was constantly uppermost in his mind. The day before he died, he turned to me and said: "Judge, there are no better people than those in Windsor. They have been kind to me and mine. I hope God will bless them all."

The end came on Christmas Day; some months ago Dr. Kenney was confirmed in the Episcopal church by R. Rev. Robert Strange, D. D. Bishop of East Carolina. On Thursday of last week he was buried in the Episcopal church yard. Rev. J.B. Gibble rector of St. Thomas Church reading the burial service.

He was buried as he wished to be. He loved the flag of his country; not as the emblem of a conqueror, but as the emblem of a great world power. He had spent the first years of his life in the service of his country. He wished to buried as a soldier. The casket containing his body was enveloped in a brigade flag and placed on an open vehicle. His military escort and pall-bearers were - Capt. W.M. Sutton, Lieut. R. W. Askew, and seamen P.R. Gillam, Paul Best; W. L. Turbynl, Arthur Morris, Eugene Sessoms, A. K. Davis. At his request, expressed in writing, the following gentlemen were named as honorary pall?bearers; W, L. Lyon, T. Gillam,
J. B, Stokes. T. C. Bond, Sol Cherry and Capt. E. R. Outlaw.

A large crown of our people attended the funeral, Beautiful flowers attested the love and respect of relatives and. Friends. The beautiful ritual was read, the flag was placed at his grave, and underneath a floral emblem -a star The benediction was said. The sun went down behind the hills. Henry W. Lyon, Bugler, sounded "Taps" and slowly the people turned away, Many sympathizing friends had called at the home and again came forward around the closed grave and gave the bereaved the strong support of their sympathy.

Many handsome flowers were sent by friends here and from a distance and telegrams brought loving messages from distant friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Matthews, Miss Mary S. Manning and Mrs. F. P. Errade of Portsmouth, relatives of Mrs. Kenney reached here Thursday night. Dr. Kenny's only near relative, a sister, Mrs. E. O. Drew, of Middleboro, Mass. He has a host of cousins and remote kin living in Maine.

I have known Dr. Kenney more than twenty one years. I have never known him to do an unworthy act. I never heard him disparage others. The people of this community were his friends and he had an abiding faith in their future development. We shall miss his hearty greeting, his comradeship, his genial narratives, his warm friendship, his strong love. F. D. W. [Francis Donell Winston, his son-in-law.]

Children from this marriage were:

   57 M    i. Edwin Bartlett Kenney [138] 617 was born on 1 Dec 1866 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 617 and died on 13 Jan 1868 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 75,618,619,620 at age 1. The cause of his death was intermittent fever.617

Noted events in his life were:

1. Illness: remittent fever, 13 Jun 1868, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 75

2. Obituary: 14 Jan 1869, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 621 Died--January 13 at 2 o'clock p.m. "little Bertie", infant son of Dr. S. B. Kenney. Funeral from the residence of James Mathews, cor 2nd & Henry St., Newtown.

+ 58 M    ii. James Newell Kenney [139] 324,325 was born on 12 Feb 1868 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,75,324,325 died on 25 Dec 1904 2,598,622 at age 36, and was buried in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.

   59 F    iii. Rose Mary Kenney [140] 324,325 was born on 26 Jan 1870 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,324,325 died on 10 Feb 1944 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA at age 74, and was buried in Feb 1944 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. Another name for Rose was Cousin Pretty.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: U.S., 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 324

2. Residence: 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 324

3. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 325 *see father's record

4. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 325

Rose married Francis Donnell Winston [281] [MRIN: 73], son of Patrick Henry Winston [284] and Martha Elizabeth Byrd [306], on 30 May 1889. Francis was born on 2 Oct 1857 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA 623 and died on 28 Jan 1941 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA 623 at age 83.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth: At 2:30 am

2. Election: 2 Lt. Governor of North Carolina

3. Census: U.S., 1930, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. 624

   60 F    iv. Susan Sophia Kenney [141] 625 was born on 31 Aug 1873 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 625 and died on 15 Sep 1873 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.109 The cause of her death was bowel disease.625

+ 61 M    v. Steven White Kenney [142] 325 was born on 10 Aug 1874 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,325 died on 2 Sep 1930 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA 2 at age 56, and was buried in Sep 1930 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.

35. Mathew James Mathews [143] 356,357 was born on 14 Nov 1848 in North Carolina,321,356 died on 28 Jan 1909 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 356,358,359,360 at age 60, and was buried on 31 Jan 1909 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.321,356,359,360 The cause of his death was Poisoning.359

Noted events in his life were:

1. Orgainzations: member of the Chambers fire company No. 2. 627

2. Alt Birth: 14 Nov 1848, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 357

3. Alt Birth: 1849, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 111

4. Census: U.S., 1850, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 330 *listed in father's household

5. Census: U.S. , 1860, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 304 *living with parents, James W. & Mary A. Mathews

6. Census: U.S., 1870, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 349

7. Occupation: warf builder, 1870, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 350

8. Residence: 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 357

9. Occupation: mechanic, 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 357

10. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 113

11. Occupation: carpenter, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 113

12. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 113

13. Occupation: carpenter, 1887, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 111

14. Residence: 409 Harrison Street, 1889, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 628 A carpenter.

15. Occupation: ship joiner, 1894, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 629 Living at 1101 Dinwiddie Street.

16. Residence: 1512 Prentis Avenue, 1907, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 616

17. Residence: 1012 Prentis Avenue, 1909, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 359

18. Tombstone: Oak Grove Cemetery, 28 Jan 1909, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 356 Tombstone reads:
The Father
Mathew J. Matthews
Nov. 14, 1848
Jan. 28, 1909

19. Obituary: 30 Jan 1909, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 360 Matthew James Matthews---The funeral service of Matthew James Matthews, whose death occurred last Friday in his home at 1612 Prentis Avenue, Prentis Place, will take place there tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Later in the day interment will take place in Oak Grove cemetery.

20. Funeral: 31 Jan 1909, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 627 Matthew J. Mathews--The funeral of Mathew J. Mathews whose death occureed last week, took place at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon in his late residence, 1512 Prentis Avenue, Prentis Place, and was largely attended.
Rev. A. C. Bledsoe, pastor of Owens Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church conducted the service, assisted by Rev. Edward S. Pierce, pastor of the Prentis Place Baptist church.
The Chambers fire company No. 2 of which Mr. Mathews was a member, attended the service in a body with a band.
At the conclusion of the service the body was conveyed to Oak Grove cemetery, where interment took place.
The pall bearers were: C. S. Minter, William D. Monter, alexander O. Runaldue, Robert W. Murden, David Appenzeller and Washington Hall.

Mathew married Martha Elizabeth "Mattie" Neaville [114] 328,357,630,631,632 [MRIN: 54], daughter of John C. Neaville [11] and Elizabeth [12], on 18 Dec 1873 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.361 Martha was born on 13 Jul 1851 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,75,321,328,357,630,632,633 died on 20 Apr 1882 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 321,358,632,633 at age 30, and was buried in Apr 1882 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.321,632 The cause of her death was heart disease.634

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 18 Dec 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 361 Marriage License:
Virginia, Portsmouth City to wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriage: You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religous denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Mr. Mathew J. Mathews and Miss Mattie E. Neaville
Given under my hand, as Clerk of the Hustings Court of said city this 17th day of December 1873
Jas. D. Brady, Clerk
Time of Marriage: December 18th, 1873 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Name of Parties Married: Mathew J. Mathews & Mattie E. Neaville
Color: both white
Husband's Age: 25 years--Nov. 14th 1873
Wife's Age: 22 years--July 13th, 1873
Husband's Condition: single Wife's Condition: single
Husband's Birth: Portsmouth, Va. Wife's Birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Residence: Portsmouth, Va. Wife's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Parents: James W. & Mary Mathews
Wife's Parents: John C. & Elizabeth Neaville
Husband's Occupation: mechanic
Given under my hand this 17th day of December 1873
Jas. D. Brady, Clerk
Minister's Return of Marriage
I, certify, that on the 18th day of December 1873 at Portsmouth, Virginia, I united in marriage the above named and described parties, under authority of the annexed license.
Samuel A. Ball, minister

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 1873, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 357

2. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 328

3. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 328

4. Occupation: keeping house, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 328

Children from this marriage were:

   62 M    i. Walter Neaville Mathews [115] 635 was born on 5 Aug 1876 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,635 died on 20 Nov 1876 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,358,635,636 and was buried in Nov 1876 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.321,635

Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Death: Oak Grove Cemetery, 20 Nov 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 153 Record of Graves East Oak Grove Cemetery
West Half of Walk 11--South
Lot # 440 Avenue A--west Walk 11
M. J. Mathews, owner--north half
A. W. Cassell, owner--south half

Walter Neaville, infant son of M. J. & Mattie E. Mathews
Born Aug. 1870
Died Nov. 20, 1870

+ 63 M    ii. James William Mathews II [116] 328,637,638,639,640 was born on 19 Dec 1877 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,328,422,637,640,641,642 died on 25 Feb 1928 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 422,638,640,643,644 at age 50, and was buried on 27 Feb 1928 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.422,640,642

+ 64 M    iii. Edwin Elvington Mathews [117] 631,645,646,647,648,649 was born on 30 Jan 1881 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,75,645,647,648,649 died on 18 Dec 1931 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 631,639,646,650 at age 50, and was buried on 20 Dec 1931 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.646,648,651

Mathew next married Susan Payne Jones [144] 111,638,654 [MRIN: 76], daughter of Strother Seth Jones [196] and Lucy B. Virginia Stewart [197], on 28 Jun 1887 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.362 Susan was born on 8 Apr 1854 in Culpeper Co., Virginia,321,654 died on 13 Mar 1909 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 638,654 at age 54, and was buried on 15 Mar 1909 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.321,359 The cause of her death was Pneumonia.359

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 28 Jun 1887, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 362 Marriage License
Virginia: City of Portsmouth to wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia,
James Mathews and Susie P. Jones
Given under my hand, as Clerk of the Court of Hustings Court for said city this 27 day of June 1887
C. T. Phillips, Clerk
Time of Marriage: June 28, 1887 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of Parties Married: Jas. Mathews & Susie Payne Jones
Color: white
Husband's age: 38 years Bride's age: 32 years
Husband's condition: widowed Bride's condition: single
Husband's birth: Portsmouth, Va. Bride's birth: Fauquier Co., Va.
Husband's residence: Portsmouth, Va. Bride's residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's parents: James W. and Mary A. Mathews
Bride's parents: S. S. and Lucy V. Jones
Husband's occupation: carpenter
Given under my hand this 27 day of June 1887
C. T. Phillips, Clerk
Ministers Return of Marriage
I, certify, that on the 28th day of June 1887, at the bride's residence, Portsmouth, Va., I united in marriage the above-named and described parties, under authority of the annexed license.
W. H. Atwell

Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt Birth: 1855, Fauquier Co., Virginia. 111

2. Residence: 1887, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 111

3. Residence: 1512 Prentis Avenue, 1909, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 359

4. Tombstone: Oak Grove Cemetery, 13 Mar 1909, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 655 Tombstone reads:
Our Mother
Susan P. Mathews
April 8, 1854
Mar. 13, 1909
*she is buried next to her husband, Matthew James Mathews

5. Obituary: 14 Mar 1909, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 638 Mathews--At her late residence, No. 1512 Prentis Avenue, Saturday, March 13, 1909, at 11 p.m., Mrs. Susie Payne Mathews, relict of the late Mathew James Mathews.
Funeral services will be held from the above residence tomorrow (Monday) afternoon at 3 o'clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

6. Obituary-2: 14 Mar 1909, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 639 Mrs. Susie P. Mathews--Six weeks after the death of her husband, M. J. Mathews, Mrs. Susie P. Mathews died at 11 o'clock last night in her home at 1520 Prentis Avenue, Prentis Place, following a lingering illness.
She is survived by four sons--J. W. , E. E., S. W., and M.S. Mathews and two sisters--Mrs. M. D. S. Jones of Washington, D.C. and Mrs. A. M. Hart of Waterloo, Va., and her father, S.S. Jones of Waterloo.
No funeral arrangements were made last night, but will be announced next Tuesday morning.

Children from this marriage were:

   65 F    i. Mary Lucy Mathews [147] 656 was born on 23 Jun 1888 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,321,656 died on 25 Feb 1890 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 321,656,657 at age 1, and was buried on 25 Feb 1890 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.321,656 The cause of her death was Meningitis.658

Noted events in her life were:

1. Death: 25 Feb 1890, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 657 Name: Mary Lucy Mathews Race: white Sex: female
Date of Death: 25 February 1890 Age: 1 year, 8 months
Cause of Death: Meningitis
Place of Birth: Portsmouth
Informant: Susan P. Mathews, mother

+ 66 M    ii. Seth Waters Mathews [145] 631,643,659,660,661 was born on 5 Jun 1890 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,659 died on 5 Oct 1949 in Suffolk, Nansemond Co., Virginia 631 at age 59, and was buried on 7 Oct 1949 in Suffolk, Nansemond Co., Virginia.662

+ 67 M    iii. Mathew Stewart Mathews [146] 631,643,661,664,665,666 was born on 18 Nov 1893 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,665,666 died on 7 Aug 1974 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 631,666 at age 80, and was buried on 9 Aug 1974 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.260

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41. Mary Sophronia Manning [218] 493,494,495 was born on 23 Aug 1884 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,269,495,496 died on 5 Jan 1964 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 493,495,496 at age 79, and was buried on 7 Jan 1964 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.493

Noted events in her life were:

1. Orgainzations: member of Fort Nelson Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 495

2. Census: U.S., 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489 **listed living w/parents, Job. P. & Ada Manning--see father's notes

3. Residence: 1013 Washington Street, 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489

4. Census: U.S., 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 668 *living with husband, Charles O. Barclay and children

5. Note: 1937, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. Gave Charlotte Ross Mathews Hopewell her first wedding present.

6. Religion: a Epsicopalian and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church at her death, 5 Jan 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 495

7. Obituary: 6 Jan 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 495 Portsmouth--Mrs. Mary Manning Barclay, 79, of 404 Washington St., died Sunday in her home.
A native of Portsmouth, she was a daughter of Job and Mrs. Ada Cocke Manning and widow of Charles O. Barclay sr.
She was a member of St. John's Episcopal church and the Fort Nelson Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Mary B. Porter of Portsmouth; a son, Dr. Charles O. Barclay Jr. of Portsmouth; three brothers, T. A. Manning and M. W. Manning of Portsmouth, and Farleigh Manning of Wilmington, Del.; and a sister, mrs. Margaret Gillam of Windsor, N.C.
The body was taken to Sturtevant Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held in St. John's Episcopal Church Tuesday at 3 p.m. by the Rt. Rev. William a. Brown. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
The family will be at 429 North St.
The family requests that flowers be omitted.

8. Obituary: unidentified newspaper, Jan 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 495 Died Jan. 5, 1964 hand written on clipping. Mrs. Mary Manning Barclay, 79, of 404 Washington St., Portsmouth, died Sunday in her home. A native of Portsmouth, she was a daughter of Job and Mrs. Ada Cooke Manning and widow of Charles O. Barclay Sr. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Mary B. Porter of Portsmouth; a son, Dr. Charles O. Barclay Jr. of Portsmouth; three brothers, T.A. Manning and M.W. Manning of Portsmouth and Farleigh Manning of Wilmington Del.; and a sister, Mrs. Margaret Gillam of Windsor, N.C. The body was taken to Sturtevant Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held in St. John's Episcopal Church Tuesday at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. The family requests that flowers be omitted.

9. Funeral Home: Sturtevant Funeral Home, Jan 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 495 Funeral service at St. John's Episcopal Church by the Rt. Rev. William A. Brown.

10. Residence: 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 493

Mary married Charles Old Barclay [225] 669,670 [MRIN: 114], son of Robert Clifford Barclay Sr. [413] and Nellie Eleanor Old [254], on 4 Nov 1913 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.497 Charles was born on 20 Sep 1884 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,496,497 died on 23 Feb 1955 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 496,670,671 at age 70, and was buried on 25 Feb 1955 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.670

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: married by Rev. Dr. Bosnian, 4 Nov 1913, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 497 Married by the Rev. Dr. Bosnian in Portsmouth, Va., Charles Old Barclay and Mary S. Manning Nov. 4, 1913

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: apprentice at Naval Shipyard, 1900, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670 Advanced to grade of master over 16 years.

2. Census: U.S., 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 672 Charles O. Barclay, head of household, own home, value of home: 4,500, does not live on a farm, male, white, age 45, married 29 years, did not attend school this past year, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va, mother born in Va., speaks English, master mechanic in Navy Yard, not a veteran
Mary Barclay, wife, female, white, age 45, married 29 years, did not attend school this past year, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: none
Charles O. Barclay Jr, son, male, white, age 12, single, attended school, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: none
Mary M. Barclay, daughter, female, white, age 9, single, did not attend school this past year, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none

3. Occupation: master mechanic at Navy Yard, 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 668

4. Residence: 202 Washington Street, 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 668

5. Occupation: retired master of the Naval Shipyard pipe shop , 31 Mar 1945, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670,673 Retired after 44 1/2 years service

Retired the day Germany surrendered

6. Election: former Portsmouth City councilman, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670

7. Election: City Councilman for Jefferson Ward, 1947-1948, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670

8. Residence: 204 Washington Street, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670

9. Occupation: pioneer in introduction of electric & acetylene welding in shipyard, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670

10. Occupation: delved in real estate business, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670 Served on the city's board of appraisers.

11. Religion: member & warden of St. John's Episcopal Church, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670

12. Organizations: member of Seaboard Lodge No. 56, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670

13. Orgainzations: member of A. F. and A. M. Mount Horeb Royal Arch, Chapter No. 11, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670

14. Organizations: member of Portsmouth Commandery No. 5, Knights Templar, Khedive Temple Shrine, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670

15. Organizations: member of Portsmouth Lodge No. 82, Elks, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670

16. Will: 9 Feb 1955, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 674 Last Will & Testament of Charles O. Barclay
Know all men by these presents: That I, Charles O. Barclay, of the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, being of sound and disposing mind, do make and declare this to be my last will and testament, as follows.:
I give, devise and bequeath to my dear wife, Mary M. Barclay, my residence number 204 Washington Street, situate on the west side of Washington street, between London and Glasgow Streets, in the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, together with all furniture and other tangible property on the premises. All the residue of my estate, real, personal and mixed, I give one-half to my wife, Mary M. Barclay, and the other one-half to my two children, Charles Old Barclay, Jr., and Mary M. Porter, in equal shares.
I nominate and appoint my wife, Mary M. Barclay, as the Executrix o fthis my last will and testament, and I request the court to allow her to qualify as such without security.
Given under my hand and seal this nineth day of February, 1955.
Charles O. Barclay
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the testator, Charles O. Barclay, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, whi in his presence, and at his request, and in the presence of one another, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
R. C. Barclay
Robert C. Barclay, III
Virginia:
In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the City of Portsmouth, on the 8th day of March, 1955.
The last will and testament of Charles O. Barclay, late of this City, deceased, was this day produced before me by Mary M. Barclay, the Executrix therein named, and was fully proved by the oaths of R. C. Barclay, and Robert C. Barclay, III, the subscribing witnesses thereto, and was thereupon ordered to be recorded; and on motion of the said Mary M. Barclay, the only Executrix named in said will, who made oath as the law directs and entered into a bond in the penalty of one hundred thousand ($100,000.00) dollars, conditioned according to law, (but without surety, the will providing none be required of her, and which said bond being acknowledged by the obligor therein, is ordered to be recorded;) certificate is granted the said Mary M. Barclay, the executrix as aforesaid, for obtaining a probate of the said will in due form; and there upon the said Mary M. Barclay, Executrix as aforesaid, filed the list required by law, containing the names and so far as possible the ages and addresses of the heirs of the said Charles O. Barclay, deceased, verified by the affidavit of the said Mary M. Barclay, that the list is believed by her to be true.
Teste: Kenneth A. Bain, Jr., Clerk

17. Funeral Home: Sturtevant Funeral Home, Feb 1955, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 670 Funeral service at St. John's Church

18. Obituary: 24 Feb 1955, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 675 C. O. Barclay, Aged 70, Dies in Portsmouth
Former City Councilman, Planning Group Head, Suffers Short Illness
Charles O. Barclay, Sr., 70, retired master of the Naval Shipyard pipe shop and former Portsmouth City Councilman, died yesterday at 3:30 a.m. in a Portsmouth hospital after a short illness.
He was a lifelong resident of Portsmouth and lived at 204 Washington Street. He was the husband of Mrs. Mary Manning Barclay and son of the late Robert C. and Mrs. Nellie Old Barclay.
The body will be taken from Sturtevant Funeral Home to St. John's Church for funeral services tomorrow at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
As a public servant, Barclay was recognized for having spoken out on issues which confronted the Council and the City Planing and Zone Commission. He was chairman of the commision until last Summer.
When the proposed civic center location came up two years ago for public hearing, he disrobed himself as commission chairman to oppose the site as a public citizen. He was not reappointed by Mayor Fred A. Duke when his term expired last year.
Before serving on the commission, Barclay was appointed to serve out the unexpired Council term of Frank D. Lawrence, who moved his residence out of the city. He represented Jefferson Ward from 1947 to 1948.
Barclay entered the Naval Shipyard in 1900 as an apprentice. In 16 years, he advanced to the grade of master.
He was a pioneer in the introduction of electric and acetylene welding in the shipyard and in the manufacture of oxygen and welding gases. He did considerable research in both fields and aided in developing methods used at the Naval establishment.
In addition, he did the first machine engraving at the shipyard and later assisted in the organization and installation of the plating plant there.
Last of the master plumbers, Barclay retired March 31, 1945, with 44 1/2 years service. Shop 38 became known as Shop 36, Piping Shop, in July 1941.
During his retirement, he delved in the real estate business and wasrecognized as an expert on real estate values. He served on the city's board of appraisers for a number of years.
Barclay was active in church work and had only recently been reelected to the vestry of St. John's Episcopal Church. He formerly had served as warden.
He was a member of Seaboard Lodge No. 36, A. F. and A.M. Mount Horeb Royal Arch, Chapter No. 11; Portsmouth Comandery No. 5, Knights Templar; Khedive Temple Shrine, and Portsmouth Lodge No. 82, Elks.
In addition to his widow, survivors are one daughter, Mrs. J. R. Porter, Jr.; one son, Dr. C. O. Barclay, State medical examiner; two brothers, City Attorney R. C. Barclay, Jr. and H. P. Barclay, and four grandchildren, all of Portsmouth.

19. List of Heirs: Feb 1955, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 676 Charles O. Barclay to Mary M. Barclay: List of Heirs
Virginia:
In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the City of Portsmouth, Va. I, Mary M. Barclay, executrix of the estate of Charles O. Barclay, who died testate on the 23rd day of February 1955, do hereby make oath that I have made diligent inquiry as to the names, ages and addresses of the heirs of the said testate, and to the best of my belief the following list is true and correct.
Mary Manning Barclay, widow, age 70, 204 Washington St., Portsmouth, Va.
Charles O. Barclay, Jr., son, age 37, 832 Park Avenue, Portsmouth, Va.
Mary Barclay Porter, daughter, age 34, 305 Pennington Blvd., Norf. Co., Va.
Mary M. Barclay executrix of the estate of Charles O. Barclay, deceased
Subscribed and sworn to before me this the 8th day of March, 1955.
Kenneth A. Bain, Jr., Clerk
Virginia:
In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the City of Portsmouth on the 8th day of March, 1955. The foregoing list of heirs was presented in office and admitted to record.
Teste: Kenneth A. Bain, Jr., Clerk

Children from this marriage were:

   68 F    i. Mary Manning Barclay [255] 496,669 was born on 29 Jul 1920 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.497,668

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: U.S., 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 668 *living with parents, Charles O. & Mary Sophronia Barclay

2. Residence: 832 Park Avenue, Mar 1955, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 671

Mary married John Ridgely Porter [256] 496,673 [MRIN: 126].

Noted events in his life were:

1. Miliary: served in World War II and served with the Tank Corp. 673 Earned a Purple Heart

   69 M    ii. Dr. Charles Olds Barclay Jr [259] 669,677,678 was born on 17 Mar 1918 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.497,668 Another name for Charles is Pat.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: U.S., 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 668 *living with parents, Charles O. & Mary Sophronia Barclay

2. Bible: Has Manning family bible

3. Occupation: State medical examiner, 1955. 670

4. Occupation: Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. Is a physician.

5. Residence: 832 Park Avenue, Mar 1955, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 671

6. Residence: 1964, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 679

7. Military: Lieut. on duty in the Pacific, Nov 1943. 678

8. Bio: interview. 680 Dr. Pat Barclay has lived in the same house all his life--was brought there when he was 6 days old.

He practiced medicine for 52 years, just retiring 2 years ago in 2003. The reason was the malpractice insurance was so extremely high, costing over $40,000. He was the coroner for Chespeake, Portsmouth, & Norfolk for 50 years.

He seved in World War II from 1941 to 1945. Was on a submarine and went through the Panama Canal on Christmas Eve 1942. He was stationed at Pearl Harbor, Midway, Brisbane, Australia, & Phillippines. While on convoy, they engaged in battle off North Africia. German tank were destroyed and Pat Barclay took a small Nazi flag pendant off one of the tanks. This flag he still owns.

He says there were 6 generations of freemasons in the Barclay family.

Charles married Anne Lampkin [260] 496,669 [MRIN: 127].

Charles next married Huey [642] 677 [MRIN: 260].

42. Job Palmer Manning Jr. [219] 496,498,499,500 was born on 18 Jun 1886 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 269,496,499 and died before Jul 1922.494,498

Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: U.S., 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489 **listed liviing w/parents: Job P. & Ada Manning--see father's notes

2. Residence: 1013 Washington Street, 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489

3. Occupation: auditing clerk with railroad, 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489

4. Military: WW1 Draft Registration Card, 5 Jun 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 499 Name: Job Palmer Manning Age: 30
Address: Portsmouth, VA.
Date of Birth: June 18, 1886 Navtive born
Where were you born: Portsmouth, Va.
What is your present occupation: purchasing agent
By Whom Employed: *can't make out the writing--check record again
Where Employed: Hospital, Portsmouth
Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or a sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support: wife & 2 children
Married or single: married Race: causasion
I affirm that I have vertified above answers and that they are true.
J. P. Manning
Medium height Medium build
Brown eyes Brown hair Bald: no
Precinct: Jochan
City of County: Portsmouth
State: Virginia
Dated: June 5th 1917

5. Residence: 5 Jun 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 499

6. Occupation: purchasing agent at hospital , 5 Jun 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 499

7. Physical Description: medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair, not bald, 5 Jun 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 499

Job married Elsie M. Jennings [226] 496 [MRIN: 115]. The marriage ended in divorce. Another name for Elsie was Elspeth M. Jennings.500

Noted events in her life were:

1. Divorce: on grounds of cruelty and desertion, 28 Apr 1920, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 681 Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the City of Portsmouth on the 28th day of April 1920:

Elspeth M. Jennings manning, complainant
vs
Job. P. Manning, defendant

The object of this suit is for the complainant to obtain from the defendant a divorce a vinculo matrimonii, on the grounds of cruelty and desertion, and affidavit having been made that due diligence has been used by and on behalf of the complainant to ascertain in what county or corporation the defendant is, without effect, it is ordered that the said defendant do appear within ten days after due publicaiton hereof, and do what may be necessary to protect his interest.
Teste: E. Thompson, Clerk

Children from this marriage were:

   70 M    i. Edward Porter Manning [263] 677 died before 1976.677

Edward married Helen [644] 677 [MRIN: 261].

   71 F    ii. Michelle Manning [264] .496

Michelle married William L. Gardner [265] 496 [MRIN: 128].

   72 M    iii. Michael Manning [267] .496

   73 F    iv. Charlotte Palmer Manning [268] .

Charlotte married Lloyd Green [393] [MRIN: 211].

43. Ada Josephine Manning [220] 494,496 was born on 4 Nov 1890 269,496 and died on 1 Dec 1952 in Williamsburg, Williamsburg (city), Virginia, USA at age 62.

General Notes: Ada Manning HALL Mrs.
Tuesday, December 2, 1952
Wife of CLARENCE A. HALL, a former resident of Portsmouth, died Monday, December 1, 1952 at 6:15 am at her residence, 120 Tazewell Hall Avenue, Williamsburg. In addition to her husband, she is survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. WILLIAM MYERS of Williamsburg; 2 sisters, Mrs. CHARLES O. BARCLAY of Portsmouth and Mrs. THOMAS GILLAM of Windsor, North Carolina and 3 brothers, THOMAS A. MANNING of Norfolk, MATTHEW W. MANNING of Portsmouth and FAIRLIE T. MANNING of Wilmington, Delaware. She was the daughter of the late JOB PALMER and Mrs. ADA COCKE MANNING. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Williamsburg. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 2, 1952 at 2:00 pm at the church in Williamsburg. Burial will be in Williamsburg.

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Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: U.S., 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489 **listed living w/parents, Job P. & Ada Manning--see father's notes

2. Residence: 1013 Washington Street, 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489

Ada married Clarence Astor Hall [227] 496 [MRIN: 116].

Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: From Great Bridge, Norfolk County, Virginia

The child from this marriage was:

   74 F    i. Elizabeth Trafton Hall [269] .496 Another name for Elizabeth is Betsie.

Elizabeth married William Arvin Myers [270] 496 [MRIN: 129].

45. Margaret Elizabeth Palmer Manning [222] 494,496,510,511,512 was born on 22 Dec 1895 269,496 and died on 23 Jul 1969 496 at age 73.

General Notes: Margaret Mannings older brother lost on "Cyclop" a collier, lost in Bermuda Triangle. [Which brother unkown. She had four older brothers.]


USS Cyclops
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Two ship of the United States Navy have borne the name USS Cyclops, for the Cyclopes of Greek mythology , a race of giants with only one eye.
The first USS Cyclops was an ironclad steamer. It was originally USS Kickapoo , was renamed Cyclops from 15 June to 10 August , and then was renamed Kewaydin.
The second USS Cyclops was a collier , launched 7 May , 1910 , by William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , and placed in service 7 November 1910 , with G. W. Worley, Master, Navy Auxiliary Service , in charge. Operating with the Naval Auxiliary Service, Atlantic Fleet, the collier voyaged in the Baltic during May to July 1911to supply Second Division ships. Returning to Norfolk, Virginia , she operated on the east coast from Newport, Rhode Island, to the Caribbean servicing the fleet. During the troubled conditions in Mexico in 1914 and 1915 , she coaled ships on patrol there and received the thanks of the State Department for cooperation in bringing refugees from Tampico to New Orleans, Louisiana

With American entry into World War I, Cyclops was commissioned 1 May, l917, Lieutenant Commander G. W. Worley in command. She joined a convoy for St. Nazaire, France in June 1917, returning to the east coast in July. Except for a voyage to Halifax, Nova Scotia, she served along the east coast until 9 January 1918, when she was assigned to Naval Overseas Transportation Service. She then sailed to Brazilian waters to fuel British ships in the south Atlantic, receiving the thanks of the State Department and Commander-in-Chief, Pacific. She put to sea from Rio de Janeiro 16 February 1918, and after touching at Barbados on 3 March and 4 March, was never heard from again. Her loss with all 306 crew and passengers, without a trace, is one of the sea's unsolved mysteries, and is often "credited" to the Bermuda Triangle.
General Characteristics
Displacement: 19,360 tons
Length: 542 feet
Beam: 65 feet
Draft: 27.8 feet
Speed: 15 knots
Complement: 236 men
Reference: http://en2.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Cyclops

--------------------------------
One of the most celebrated stories of Devil's Triangle victims, is that of USSCyclops which disappeared in March of 1918.
In his television program, Richard Winer indicated the captain of the Cyclops was rather eccentric. He was reputedly fond of pacing the quarterdeck wearing a hat, a cane and his underwear. Prior to the Cyclops disappearance there was a minor mutiny by some members of the crew which was promptly squelched by the captain and the perpetrators were sent below in irons. None of this really offers a clue to what happened to the collier Cyclops, but it suggests something other than a mysterious force might have led to her doom.
According to Marshall Smith writing in Cosmopolitan, September 1973, "theories ranged from mutiny at sea to a boiler explosion which carried away the radio shack and prevented any distress call." One magazine, Literary Digest, speculated that a giant octopus rose from the sea, entwined the ship with its tentacles and dragged it to the bottom. Another theory was that the shipped suddenly turned turtle in a freak storm, trapping all hands inside.
Fifty years later, novelist Paul Gallico used the idea as the peg for a novel called The Poseidon Adventure which was made into a successful movie in 1972.
Cyclops was assigned to the Naval Overseas Transportation Service, which became the Naval Transportation, which merged with the Army Transport Service to become the Military Sea Transportation Service and then Military Sealift Command. When she sailed she was loaded with 10,800 tons of manganese ore bound for Baltimore from Barbados in the West Indies.
Information obtained from Germany following World War I disproved the notion that enemy U-boats or mines sank the Cyclops. None were in the area.
Reference: http://www11.brinkster.com/code10v2/land/main/bermuda_triangle/brief_part01.html


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Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: U.S., 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489 **listed living w/parents, Job P. & Ada Manning--see father's notes

2. Residence: 1013 Washington Street, 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489

3. Residence: 1922, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. 494

4. Residence: 1964, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. 510

Margaret married Thomas Gilliam Jr. [228] 496 [MRIN: 117], son of Thomas Gilliam [681] and Unknown.

Children from this marriage were:

   75 F    i. Margaret Manning Gilliam [275] .496

Margaret married Charles Paddock Wales Jr. [277] 496 [MRIN: 130].

   76 M    ii. Thomas Gilliam III [276] was born in 1924.

47. Farlie Trafton Manning [224] 490,496,508 was born on 19 Mar 1901 269,496 and died after Feb 1964.508 Another name for Farlie was Farleigh Manning.495

General Notes: Married Wilmington, Del. Tom Gilliam, III's mother "was the only one ever to meet his wife. Never brought her home to Va.
Alive in 1952 at death of sister Ada. 496

Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: U.S., 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489 **listed living w/parents, Job P. & Ada Manning--see father's notes

2. Residence: 1013 Washington Street, 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 489

3. Living: at sister's death, 5 Jan 1964, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, USA. 495

4. Residence: 1964, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, USA. 495 Moved to Wilmington, Deleware

Farlie married.

Marriage Notes: He married a houskeeper of the DuPont family.
On ship?

The child from this marriage was:

   77 F    i. Jean Manning [279] .496

Jean married Willard E. Starr [280] 496 [MRIN: 131].

56. Alexander Edwin White Cassell [201] 588,589 was born on 3 Feb 1860 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,558,588 died 17 May1925 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia,590,591 and was buried on 20 May 1925 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.592,593 The cause of his death was probably apoplexy.592

General Notes: Check Portsmouth deed book 78b-57, 1918. A.E.W. & Mida & Arnold Cassell transaction. Also 87-B-38, 1922. Also 1923, Arnold to Melvin K. Cassell (His son.)

557

Medical Notes: *Also apoplexia. A condition resulting from an apoplextic fit characterized by paralysis or limitation in the ability to control body movements, with or without loss of consciousness, and often leaving the affected individual in a chronic state of debilitation. And the bursting of a blood vessel in another organ, such as the lungs or liver. 682

Noted events in his life were:

1. Pension: Civil War, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 683 Alexander is receiving Civil War pension. It must be from his father's service.
Alexander E. W. Cassell, 814 Naval Place, Portsmouth, Virginia
R-11531

2. Alt. Birth: 2 Feb 1860. 684 *date on tombstone

3. Census: U.S., 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 576

4. Residence: 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 577

5. Census: U.S., 1 Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 580

6. Occupation: sailmaker, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 557

7. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 557

8. Occupation: house joiner, Jun 1881, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 588

9. Residence: 3d near Henry, 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 685 A. E. W. Cassell, machanic h 3rd nr Henry

10. Occupation: machanic, 1882, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 686

11. Residence: 416 Second Street, 1883-1885, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 584,687 Alexander E. W. Cassell, carp h 416 Second

12. Occupation: carpenter, 1883-1885, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 688,689

13. Court: 6 Apr 1886, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. Mr. A. W. Cassell, the young white man who sometime since, shot Niemeyer Atkinson in a dance hall on Loyall's lane was taken before Judge Brooke, in the Corporation Court, yesterday, on a writ of habeas corpus. After the examination of a number of witnesses, the accused was admitted to bail in the sum of $1,500.

Name: N Atkinson
Location 1: 193 Main Business
Name: Ocean House
Occupation: proprietor
Year: 1889
City: Norfolk State: VA. Norfolk City Directory. Look up.

14. Occupation: house joiner, May 1892, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 690

15. Occupation: saloon--600 Muscovite, 1900-1901, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 691,692 Alexander E. W. Cassell, saloon 600 Muscovite h 5th cor Cassock

16. Census: U.S., 13 Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 693 Alexander E. Cassell, head of house, white, male, born: Feb. 1860, age 40, married 18 years, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: merchant, can read & write, speaks English, owns home w/mortgage
Nyda A. Cassell, wife, white, female, born: Nov. 1862, age 37, married 18 years, mother of 6 children w/4 children living, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., can read & write, speaks English
Mary E. Cassell, daughter, white, female, born: Nov. 1883, age 16, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., at school, can read & write, speaks English
Edwin J. Cassell, son, white, male, born: May 1892, age 8, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Arnold Cassell, son, white, male, born May 1894, age 6, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.
Melvin Cassell, son, white, male, born: Oct. 1898, age 1, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va.

17. Occupation: merchant, Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

18. Residence: 875 Wilson Street, Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

19. Residence: 5th cor Cassock, 1900, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 695

20. Occupation: boiler maker, Apr 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 696

21. Census: 1910 U. S., 16 Apr 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 697 Alex W. Cassell, head of household, male, white, age 50, married once for 27 years, born in Va., father born in D.C., mother born in Va., occupation: boiler maker, can read & write, own home
Myda A. Cassell, wife, female, white, age 45, married once for 27 years, mother of 9 children w/1 childing living (*this has to be wrong--more than one child is still living just by the listing of this census), born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none, can read & write
Roalind Cassell, daughter, female, white, age 25, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none, can read & write
John E. W. Cassell, son, male, white, age 19, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: boiler maker, can read & write
Arnold Cassell, son, male, white, age 17, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: chick boy in Navy Yard, can read & write
Melvin K. Cassell, son, male, white, age 11, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none, can read & write, attends school

22. Residence: 814 Naval Place, 1918-1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 698,699

23. Census: 1920 Federal U.S. census, 9 Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 700 Alexander E. W. Cassell, head of household, own home, has mortgage, male, white, age 59, married, can read & write, born in Va., father born in D.C., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: ship fitter in Navy Yard, wage worker
Myda A. Cassell, wife, female, white, age 55, married, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: none
Arnold Cassell, son, male, white, age 27, single, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: coppersmith in U.S. Navy
Melvin K. Cassell, son, male, white, age 21, single, did not attend school since 1 Sep. 1919, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: toolkeeper in Navy Yard, wage worker

24. Residence: 814 Cassack Street, Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 589

25. Occupation: ship-fitter in the Navy Yard, 1920, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 589,701

26. Occupation: helper, 1922-1923, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 702,703

27. Occupation: moulder, 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 704

28. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 705 1924--A. E. W. Cassell Ardent spirits
not guilty Box 33, file 36-A

29. Occupation: carpenter, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 706

30. Tombstone: May 1925, St. Paul's Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 707 Father
Alex E. W. Cassell
Feb. 2, 1860
May 17, 1925

31. Obituary: 18 May 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 708 A. E. W. Cassell Dies Suddenly
A. E. W. Cassell died suddenly yesterday morning at 10:45 o'clock at his home, 814 Naval Place, age 65 years. He was entering the house when he suddenly toppled over in the doorway and died in a few minutes. The body was viewed by the coroner, who did not deem an inquest necessary.
Mr. Cassell was a shipfitter's helper, employed in the Navy Yard.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mida Arnold Cassell; a daughter, Mrs. H. A. Foiles, and three sons, J. E. W. Arnold and Melvin K. Cassell, all of Portsmouth.
The body was removed to the funeral apartments of Flynn & O"Connor to be prepared for burial. It will be removed to the residence today. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

32. Funeral notice: 19 May 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 709 A. W. E. Cassell, who died Sunday morning at his residence 814 Naval Place, will be buried tomorrow. Funeral service will be conducted at 10 o'clock in St. Paul's Catholic Church.

33. Funeral: 21 May 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 710 A. E. W. Cassell, who died suddenly Sunday in his residence, 814 Naval Place, was buried yesterday morning in St. Paul's Cemetery. funeral services were conducted at 10 o'clock in St. Paul's Catholic Church. Requiem high mass was celebrated by the Rev. P. J. Morahan, assistant pastor.
As the funeral party entered the church the choir sang, "Abide With Me". As the body was borne from the church Miss Nannie Ohmsen sang "Face to Face."
The pallbearers were M. J. Scanlon, P. J. Lyons, P. M. Nolan, D. J. Linehan, William Reed and William Hughes.

Alexander married Mida Arnold [202] 588,696 [MRIN: 104], daughter of Leroy Arnold [203] and Emma M. Snead [204], on 15 Jun 1881 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.594 Mida was born in Nov 1862 in Petersburg, Petersburg (city), Virginia, USA,588,694 died on 8 Oct 1925 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia, USA 711,712 at age 62, and was buried on 11 Oct 1925 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.713,714 The cause of her death was Pulmonary tuberculosis.713 Other names for Mida were Mariah Arnold, and715 Myda Arnold.

Marriage Notes: Married at Portsmouth, Virginia at 2 oclock P. M. on Wednesday the 15th day of June 1881 by the Rev. Roderick Henderson at the residence of the bride's mother No. 222 Lincoln Street. Meyda Arnold to A. E. W. Cassell. a.e.w.c. 716

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: at the residence of Mr. John Ashe, 15 Jun 1881, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 588 Marriage License, Virginia, City of Portsmouth to wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denominaton, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia,
A. E. W. Cassell and Mida Arnold
Given under my hand as Clerk of the Court of Hustings, for the City of Portsmouth, this 14 day of June 1881
Geo. O. N. Palmer, Clerk
By: Wm. Portlock, D.C.
Time of Marriage: June 15th, 1881 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Name of Parties: Alex. Edwin White Cassell and Mida Arnold
Color: white
Age of Husband: twenty one years
Age of Wife: seventeen years
Condition of Husband: single Condition of Wife: single
Husband' Birth: Portsmouth, Va. Wife's Birth: Petersburg, Va.
Husband's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Wife's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Parents: A. W. & Mary H. M. W. Cassell
Wife's Parents: Leroy Arnold and Emma M. Ashe
Occupation of Husband: house joiner
Given under my hand this 14th day of June 1881
Geo. O. N. Palmer, Clerk
By> Wm. N. Portlock, D.C.
Minister's Return of Marriage:
I certify, that on the 15th day of June 1881, at the residence of Mr. Jno. Ashe, Portsmouth, Va., I united in marriage the above named and described parties, under authority of the annexed license.
Roderick Henderson

Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt. Birth: 18 Nov 1863. 712 *date on tombstone

2. Alt. Birth: 18 Nov 1864, Virginia. 713,715

3. Census: U.S., 1880, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 715 It is obvious that her mother Emma married twice. First to Leroy Arnold (his first name comes from Mida's marriage record.) The two older girls are his daughters. The two younger daughters are Emma's by her second husband John Ashe. On Emma's marriage record she listed her mother's maiden name as Emma M. Ashe, a mistake. We do not know her maiden name.

4. Residence: Jun 1881, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 588

5. Census: U.S., Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

6. Residence: 875 Wilson Street, Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

7. Deed: 12 Apr 1918, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 717 L. Kootz, et ux.
to B & S
Myda A. Cassell
This Deed, made the 12th day of April, 1918, between L.Kootz and Annie Kootz, his wife, parties of the first part, and Mida A. Cassell, party of the second part. Witnessetth, that in consideration of the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars, the said parties of the first part do grant, with general warranty, unto the said Myda A. Cassell the following property, to wit: That certain lot of land, with its appurtenances, situate in the City of Portsmouth, State of Virginia, and bounded and described as follows, to wit: Beginning at a point on the north side of Key Avenue, sometimes called Naval Place, and formerly called Cossack Street, two hundred and forty (240) feet westerly from the northwestern intersection of Key Avenue and Eighth Street, and thence running westerly along Key Avenue thirty (30) feet; thence northerly ninety (90) feet; thence easterly thirty (30) feet; and thence southerly ninety (90) feet to the point of beginning; being a part of land which was conveyed to the said L. Kootz by the deed of E. Parke Lindsay and wife dated July 10, 1916 and recorded in the Clerk's office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth in Deed Book 73 page 343. This deed is made subject to a deed of trust covering the land herein conveyed and the land to the east conveyed to Arnold Cassell by deed of even date; said deed of trust being dated Nov. 2, 1916 and recorded in the said Clerk's office in Deed Book 77A page 86, and securing a bond for $1500. The said party of the second part agrees to pay all taxes for 1918. The said parties of the first part covenant that they have the right to convey the said land to the grantee; that the grantee shall have quiet possession of the said land, free from all emcumbrances; that they, the said parties of the first part, will execute such further assurances of the said land as may be requisite; and that they have done no act to encumber the said land. Witness the following signatures and seals.
L. Kootz
Annie Kootz
($.50 Documentary Stamp)
State of Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to wit:
I, R. C. Barclay, a Commissioner in Chancery for the Court of Hustings for the City aforesaid, in the State of Virginia, do certify that L. Kootz and Annie Kootz, his wife, whose names are signed to the writing above, bearing date on the 12th day of April, 1918, have acknowledged the same before me in my City aforesaid. Given under my hand this 15th day of May, 1918.
R. C. Barclay, Commissioner in Chancery
Virginia:
In the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the 15th day of May, 1918: This deed was this day received and with the certificate thereto annexed admitted to record.
Teste: E. Thompson, Clerk
By: A. W. Robinson, D.C.

8. Residence: 814 Cassack Street, Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 589

9. Obituary: 9 Oct 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 718 Mrs. Myda Arnold Cassell, widow of A. E. W. Cassell, and daughter of Leroy Arnold and Mrs. Emma m. Ash, of this city, died at 8:30 o'clock last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. A. Foiles, 2804 Green street, after a short illness.
Besides her mother and daughter, Mrs. Cassell is survived by three sons, J. E. W. , Arnold and M. E. Cassell and two sisters, Miss Kate N. Ash and Mrs. A. M. Robertson. She was a member of the congregation of St. Paul's Catholic Church.

10. Obituary: 10 Oct 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 719 Mrs. Myda Arnold Cassell, widow of A. E. W. Cassell and daughter of Mrs. Emma M. Ashe and the late Leroy Arnold Ashe, who died Thursday nirght at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. H. A. Foiles, 2804 Green Street, will be buried tomorrow afternoon in St. Paul's cemetery. Funeral service will be conducted at 3 o'clock in St. Paul's Catholic Church.
Besides her mother and daughter, she is survived by three sons, J. E. W., Arnold and M. K. Cassell, and two sisters, Miss Kate N. Ashe and Mrs. A. M. Robertson, all of this city.

11. Funeral notice: 11 Oct 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 720 Mrs. Myda Arnold Cassell, widow of A. E. W. Cassell, who died Thursday at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. H. A. Foiles, 2804 Green street, will be buried this afternoon. Funeral service will be conducted at 3 o'clock in St. Paul's Catholic Church.

Cassell--In the residence of her daughter, Mrs. H. A. Foiles, at 2804 Green street, Portsmouth, Va. on Thursday evening October 8, 1925, at 8:20 o'clock, Myda Arnold, widow of A. E. W. Cassell.
Funeral services at St. Paul's Catholic Church this (Sunday) afternoon, at 3 o'clock. Friends of the family are invited to attend.

12. Funeral: 12 Oct 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 721 Mrs. Myra Arnold Cassell, widow of A. E. W. Cassell, who died Thursday at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. H. A. Foiles, 2804 Green Street, was buried yesterday afternoon in St. Paul's Cemetery. Funeral service was conducted at 3 o'clock in St. Paul's Catholic Church, the Rev. P. J. Morahan officiating.
During the service Miss Nannie Ohmsen sang, "Raise Me, Jesus." The funeral was largely attended and the floral offerings were numerous and beautiful.
The pallbearers were M. J. Scanlon, P. J. Lyons, William J. Reed, D. M. Nolan, William Hughes and D. J. Linehan.

13. Tombstone: Oct 1925, St. Paul's Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 722 Mother
Myda A. Cassell
Nov. 18, 1863
Oct. 8, 1925

14. Religion: member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 723

Children from this marriage were:

   78 F    i. Mary Emma Rosalie Cassell [973] 724,725 was born on 29 Nov 1884 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,726,727 died on 27 Feb 1967 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 727 at age 82, and was buried on 2 Mar 1967 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.727,728

Noted events in her life were:

1. Religion: member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 728

2. Alt. Birth: 1888, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 725,729

3. Census: U.S., Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

4. Residence: 875 Wilson Street, Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

5. Census: U.S., 15 Apr 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 730 Rosa L. Cassell, head of household, female, white, age 22, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: seamstress in skirt factory, can read & write, rents home
Arnold Cassell, brother, male, white, age 17, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: machinist helper in Navy Yard, can read & wite, attends school

6. Occupation: seamstress in skirt factory, Apr 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 729

7. Residence: Jun 1916, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 725

8. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 731 1924--Rosaline Foiles Ardent spirits
not guilty Box 33, file 67

9. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1926, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 732 1926--Rosa Lee Foiles Ardent spirits
not guilty Box 37, file 129

10. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1926, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 733 1926--Mrs. H. A. Foiles Ardent spirits
guilty Box 36, file 152

11. Residence: 2804 S. Green, 1934-1935, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 734,735

12. Residence: 814 Naval Place, 1936-1940, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 736,737

13. Tombstone: Feb 1967, St. Paul's Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 738 Mary E. R. Foiles
Nov. 29, 1884
Feb. 27, 1967

14. Obituary: 1 Mar 1967, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 739 Portsmouth--Mrs. E. R. Foiles, 82, of 664 Portsmouth Blvd., died Monday night in a hospital. She was a Portsmouth natives; the widow of Hiram A. Foiles, and a daughter of Alexander E. W. and Mrs. Tyda Arnold Cassell.
She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church.
Survivors are a son, Raymond A. Foiles, and a brother, Melvin F. K. Cassell of Portsmouth. The body was taken to Foster Funeral Home, where the rosary wil be recited tonight at 8.
A funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Paul's Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery.

15. Residence: 664 Portsmouth Blvd., Mar 1967, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 728

Mary married Hiram Augustus Foiles [1109] 740,741 [MRIN: 409], son of Clifton Augustus Foiles [1110] and Elizabeth Gertrude Woodman [1111], on 18 Jun 1916 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. Hiram was born on 11 Jul 1888 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,742,743 died on 23 Mar 1933 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 743,744 at age 44, and was buried in Mar 1933 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.743,745 Another name for Hiram was Harum A. Foiles.746

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 18 Jun 1916, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 747 Marriage License, Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to-wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia,
Hiram A. Foiles and Mary E. R. Cassell
Given under my hand as Clerk of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, This 17th day of June 1916
E. Thompson, Clerk
Time of Marriage: June 17th, 1916 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of Parties: Hiram A. Foiles and Mary Emma Rosalie Cassell
Race; white
Age of Husband: 27 years 11 months
Age of Wife: 28 years
Condition of Husband: single Condition of Wife: single
Husband's Birth: Portsmouth, Va. Wife's Birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Wife's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Parents: Clifton A. and Lizzie J. Foiles
Wife's Parents: A. E. W. and Myda A. Cassell
Occupation of Husband: lather
Given unde my hand this 17th day of June 1916
E. Thompson, Clerk
Certificate of Time and Place of Marriage
I, Chas. E. Donahoe, a priest of the Catholic Church, or religious order of that name, do certify that on the 18th day of June 1916, at Portsmouth, Va., under authority of the above license, I united in marriage the persons named and described therein.
Given under my hand this 19th day of June 1916
Chas. E. Donahoe

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: shipwright helper in Navy Yard, 1920 & 1928-1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 748,749

2. Residence: Jun 1916, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 725

3. Occupation: lather, Jun 1916, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 725

4. Military: WW1 draft registration card, 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 750 Name: Hiram Augustus Foiles Age: 28
Address: 721 Madison, Portsmouth, Va.
Date of Birth: July 11, 1888 Citizenship: natural born
Place of Birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Occupation: lather By whom employed: contractor
Where employed: Portsmouth, Va.
Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or a sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support: wife
Marital status: married Race: white
I affirm that I have vertified above answers and that they are true
Hiram A. Foiles
Height: tall Build: medium Eyes: borwn Hair: black
Bald: no
Has person lost arm, leg, hand, foot or both eyes or is he otherwise disabled: no

5. Residence: 721 Madison, 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 741

6. Occupation: lather--contractor, 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 741

7. Physical Description: tall height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair, not bald, 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 741

8. Residence: 2804 S. Green Street, 1920-1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 746,751

9. Census: U.S., 5 Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 752 H. A. Foiles, own home free of mortage, male, white, age 31, married, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: shipwright helper, residence: 2804 Green St.
Rosa Lee Foiles, female, white, age 35, married, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: none

10. Occupation: ship carpenter, 1922-1923, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 753,754

11. Occupation: plasterer, 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 755

12. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 756 1924--H. A. Foils Ardent spirits
dismissed Box 33, file 67

13. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 757 1924--H.A. Foils Ardent spirits
guilty Box 32, file 77

14. Occupation: carpenter, 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 758

15. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 759 1925--H. A. Foiles Ardent spirits
guilty Box 34, file 39

16. Residence: 814 Naval Place, 1928-1933, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 760,761

17. Census: U.S., 11 Apr 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 762 William A. Foiles, head of household, own home, value of home: 1,000, family does not live on farm, male, white, age 42, married at age 27, did not attend school since Sept 1929, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: shipwright helper in Navy Yard, not a veteran
Mary E. Foiles, wife, female, white, age 45, married at age 30, did not attend school since Sept 1929, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none
Raymond A. Foiles, son, male, white, age 3 years 11 months, single, did not attend school since Sept. 1929, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none
Arnold Cassell, brother-in-law, male, white, age 38, single, did not attend school since Sept. 1929, can read & write,born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: gardenman-odd jobs, veteran of WW
Melvin K. Cassell, brother-in-law, male, white, age 34, single, did not attend school since Sept. 1929, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: machinist helper in Navy Yard, not a veteran

**Note: William A. Foiles should be listed as Hiram A. Foiles

18. Occupation: USN, 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 763

19. Occupation: ship joiner, 1931-1932, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 764,765

20. Tombstone: Mar 1933, St. Paul's Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 766 Hiram A. Foiles
July 11, 1888
March 23, 1933

21. Occupation: helper, 1933, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 761

22. Obituary: 24 Mar 1933, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 767 Hiram Augustus Foiles died at 4:35 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his residence, 814 Naval Place.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary E. R. Foiles; his father and mother, Clifton and Mrs. Lizzie Foiles; son, Raymond E. Foiles; sisters, Mrs. Ollie Gay and Miss Grace Foiles; borthers, John, Charles, Herbert & Clifton Foiles.
Funeral arrangements will be announced tomorrow morning.

23. Death notice: 26 Mar 1933, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 768 Hiram Agustus Foiles--At his residence, 814 Naval Place, March 23, 1933, at 4"30 p.m. Hiram Augustus Foiles, in the 45th years of his age.
Funeral services at St. Paul's Catholic Church this Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Friends of the family are invited to attend. Interment St. Paul's Cemetery.

24. Funeral: 27 Mar 1933, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 769 Hiram Augustus Foiles, who died Thursday at his residence, 814 Naval place, was buried yesterday afternoon in St. Paul's Cemetery. Funeral service was conducted at 3:30 o'clock at St. Paul's Catholic Church and was largely attended. The Rev. F. Joseph Magri, pastor of the church, officiated.
Mrs. Louise Costello, with Miss Louise Marshall as accompanist, sang before the funeral party left for the church. The selections were "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" and "Eastern Gate." As the funeral party entered the church John Thompson, Jr. sand "Lead Kindly Light." As the funeral party left the church he sang, "Face to Face."
The casket was covered with a spray of lilies with a centerpiece of red carnations.
Pallbearers were C. L. Velliness, L.L. Snowden, E. M. Van Dyck, H. W. Bernard, Thomas Etheridge, W. T. Jewell.

   79 F    ii. Roalind Cassell [742] 696 was born in 1885 in Virginia.696

   80 F    iii. Elsie A. Cassell [205] 770 was born on 26 Sep 1886 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 770,771 and died on 1 May 1888 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 772 at age 1. The cause of her death was Meningitis.770

   81 M    iv. John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell [743] 773,774 was born on 5 May 1890 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,773,775 died on 22 Feb 1930 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia 776,777 at age 39, and was buried on 25 Feb 1930 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.778,779 The cause of his death was Acute nephritis brought on by syphilis.778

Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: U.S., Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

2. Residence: 875 Wilson Street, Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

3. Occupation: boiler maker, 1910-1912, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 696,774

4. Residence: Sep 1912, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 774

5. Occupation: shipwright at the Navy Yard, 1917-1921, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 698,773

6. Military: WW1 draft registration card, 5 Jun 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 780 Name: John E. W. Cassell Age: 27
Address: 814 Naval, Portsmouth, Va.
Date of Birth: May 5th 1890 Natural born
Were were you born: Portsmouth, Va.
Occupation: shipwright
By whom employed: U.S. Government
Were employed: Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va.
Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12 or sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support: wife
Married or single: married Race: caucasian
What military service have you had: no
I affirm that I have vertified above answers and that they are true.
J. E. W. Cassell
Registrar's Report:
Height: short Build: stout
Color of eyes: gray Color of hair: light Bald: no
Has person lost an arm, leg, hand, foot or both eyes or otherwise physically disabled: left eye missing
H. P. Hollomon, Registrar
Precinct: Lee
City or County: Portsmouth
State: Va.
Date: June 5, 1917

7. Residence: 814 Naval, 12 Sep 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 773

8. Physical Description: short, stout, grey eyes, light hair, & missing left eye, 12 Sep 1917. 773

9. Residence: 2802 S. Green, 1920-1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 698,704

10. Occupation: dairyman, 1922-1923, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 702,703

11. Occupation: carpenter, 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 704

12. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 781 1924--J. E. W. Cassell ardent spirits
guilty box 33, file 36-A

13. Divorce: Ruth Rebecca Cassell vs John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, 18 Sep 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 782 Virginia: At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, begun and held at the Court House of said city on Thursday, September 18th 1924
Present: The Hon. Kenneth A. Bain, Judge
Ruth Rebecca Cassell, complainant
vs
John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, defendant
This day came the complainant, Ruth Rebecca Cassell, by counsel and moved the court to compel the defendant, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, to pay her such sum as will be necessary for the maintenance of herself during the pendency of this suit. On consideration whereof, it appearing to the court that the defendant had been duly notified of the aforesaid motion as required by law, it is adjudged, ordered and decreed that the said defendant, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, do pay unto the said Ruth Rebecca Cassell, or her counsel, in this cause, the sum of $15.00 on the 1st and 16th of each month, (the first payment however, to be made September 20th, 1924) during the pendency of this suit, as temporary alimony, for the maintenance of the said Ruth Rebecca Cassell, and that the said defendant shall also deposit forthwith with the Clerk of this Court, the sum of $100.00 to be applied upon the costs incurred in this suit.
Ordered that Court be adjourned til tomorrow at ten o'clock a.m.
Kenneth A. Bain

14. Divorce: Ruth Rebecca Cassell vs John Edwin Wadworth Cassell, 31 Oct 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 783 Friday, October 31st 1924
Present: The Hon. Kenneth A. Bain, Judge
Ruth Rebecca Cassell, complainant
vs
John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, defendant
This cause in which service of process has been personally had upon the defendant, who has failed to appear, demur, plead or answer, came on this day to be heard on the bill of complaint and exhibit filed herein, and depositions of witnesses taken in support thereof, and was argued by counsel. On consideration whereof it appearing to the Court that the complainant is entitled to the relief prayed for in her said bill, it appearing from the depositions of witnesses that the said defendant committed adultery within the past five years and that it was not committed by the procurement or connivance of the said complainant and that the said parties have not voluntarily cohabited together since the knowledge of the said acts of adultery, and that the said complainant has been domiciled in and has been an actual bona fied resident of the City of Portsmouth, State of Virginia, for at least one year preceding the commencement of this suit, and that said parties last cohabited as man and wife in said city of Portsmouth: It is, therefore adjudged, ordered and decreed that the said complainant, Ruth Rebecca Cassell, and the said defendant, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, be divorced from each other from the bonds of matrimony, and the marriage heretofore celebrated is hereby dissolved; and that all property now owned or hereafter acquired by the said complainant shall be held by her free from all marital claims of her said husband, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell; and that all property now owned or hereafter acquired by the said defendant, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, shall be held by him free from all marital claims of his said wife, Ruth Rebecca Cassell, except the costs of this proceeding hereafter mentioned. The court doth further adjudge, order and decree that the said John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell shall pay unto the said Ruth Rebecca Cassell her costs by her in this behalf expended, and to T. E. Gilman, the complainant's attorney, the sum of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The said parties to this cuase shall not be permitted to remarry until six months shall elapse from the date of the entering of this decree. Nothing further remaining to be done in this cause, it is ordered that same be removed from the docket.
Ordered that Court be adjourned til tomorrow at ten o'clock, a.m.
Kenneth A. Bain

15. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 784 1925 J. E. W. Cassell Ardent spirits
not true bill Box 35, file 10

16. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1926, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 785 1926--J. E. W. Cassell Ardent spirits
not guilty Box 36, file 26

17. Arrested: charged with drunken driving, 1926, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 786 1926--J. E. W. Cassell drunken driving
guilty Box 36, file 176

18. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1927, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 787 1927--J. E. W. Cassell Ardent spirits
not true bill Box 38, file 19

19. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1928, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 788 1928--John E. W. Cassell Ardent spirits
guilty Box 40, file 171-A

20. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1928, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 789 1928--John E. W. Cassell Ardent spirits
discharged Box 40, file 15

21. Residence: 814 Naval Place, 1928, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 790

22. Residence: 814 Naval Place, 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 777

23. Tombstone: Feb 1930, St. Paul's Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 791 (Woodsmen of the World symbol)
John E. W. Cassell
Born May 5, 1890
Died Feb. 22, 1930

24. Obituary: 23 Feb 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 792 J. Edward Cassell, 39 years old, died at 7:15 o'clock last night in his residence, 814 Naval Place. He was the son of the late Edward and Mrs. Mida Arnold Cassell.
He is survived by two brothers, Melvin K. Cassell and Arnold Cassell, and a sister, Mrs. H. A. Foiles.
Arrangements for the funeral service were not completeed last night, but will be announced tomorrow morning.

25. Funeral notice: 24 Feb 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 793 J. Edward Cassell, 39 years old, who died Saturday night at his residence, 814 Naval Place, will be buried tomorrow in St. Paul's Cemetery. Funeral service will be conducted in St. Paul's Catholic Church at 10 o'clock.

Cassell--In his residence, 814 Naval Place, Portsmouth, Va., Saturday night, February 22, 1930, at 7:15 o'clock, J. Edward Cassell, aged 30 years.
Funeral services will be conducted in St. Paul's Catholic church at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. Friends of the family are invited to attend. Interment in St. Paul's Cemetery.

26. Funeral notice: 25 Feb 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 779 J. Edward Cassell, who died Saturday, will be buried this morning in St. Paul's Cemetery. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 o'clock in St. Paul's Catholic Church.

27. Funeral: 26 Feb 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 794 J. Edward Cassell, who died Saturday night in his residence, 814 Naval Place, was buried yesterday in St. Paul's Cemetery. Funeral service was conducted at 10 o'clock in St. Paul's Catholic Church. Requiem high mass was celebrated by the Rev. J. F. Kociela, assistant pastor.
As the funeral party entered the church John Murphy sang "Mother, Meet Me on the Way," and as the funeral party left the church John Thompson Jr. sang "Face to Face."
The pallbearers were as follows: Joshua Grimes, Joseph Grimes, Alonzo Brockwell, William Borum, George Johnson, W. T. Jewell, N. F. Richardson and J. D. Burton.
Music of the mass was furnished by the junior choir of St. Joseph's Academy.
There were numerous floral tributes sent by friends.

John married Ruth Rebecca Knight [1098] 795 [MRIN: 403], daughter of George Knight [1099] and Laura [1100], on 28 Sep 1912 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. The marriage ended in divorce on 31 Oct 1924. Ruth was born about 1891 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 795 and died after 1924.

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 28 Sep 1912, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 796 Marriage License, Viginia, City of Portsmouth, to-wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia,
John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell and Ruth Rebecca Knight
Given under my hand as Clerk of the Court of Hustings, for the City of Portsmouth, the 28th day of September 1912.
E. Thompson, Clerk
By: Fitzhugh Lee Hudgins, D.C.
Time of Marriage: Sept. 28th, 1912
Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of Parties: John Edwin W. Cassell to Ruth Rebecca Knight
Race: white
Age of Husband: 22 years Age of Wife: 21 years
Condition of Husband: single Condition of Wife: single
Husband's Birth: Portsmouth, Va. Wife's Birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Wife's Residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Parents: Alexander & Myda Cassell
Wife's Parents: George & Laura Knight
Husband's Occupation: boiler maker
Given under my hand this 28th day of Sept. 1912
E. Thompson, Clerk
By: Fitzhugh Hudgins, D.C.
Certificate of Time and Place of Marriage
I, A. A. Crater, a minister of the Baptist Church or religious order of that name, do certify that on the 28th day of Sept. 1912, at 426 Lincoln St., under authority of the above license, I united in marriage the persons named and described therein.
Given under my hand this 28th day of Sept. 1912
A. A. Crater

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: Sep 1912, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 795

2. Divorce: 8 Sep 1924, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 797 Virginia: In the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Ruth Rebecca Cassell, complainant vs. John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, defendant: in chancery
To the Honorable Kenneth A. Bain, Judge of the said Court:
Your complainant, Ruth Rebecca Cassell, humbly complaining would respectfully show unto your honor that:
She resides in the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, and has been domiciled in, and an actual bona fide resident of this State for more than one year preceding the institution of this suit.
On the 28th day of September, 1912, in the City of Portsmouth, your complainant was married to one John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, as will appear on the certificate of marriage herewith filed and marked "Exhibit A," and made a part of this bill.
Since the time of marriage your complainant has lived with her said husband continuously until some time the first part of September, 1924 when they separated and have not since lived together.
Your complaint's husband has been negligent and excessively intemperate in drinking ardent spirits and insufferably abusive and violent to her, and has never provided for the necessities of life for your complainant. Your complainant's husband, the said John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell has not only treated her with cruelty, but has broken his marriage vows and has committed adultery with one Bertha Bennitt, within the past few months, and with others, the names of whom are unknown to your complainant. Indeed he is reckless in his habits and as your complaintant has been informed and believes that he is a habitual frequenter of bawdy houses in the City of Portsmouth and the County of Norfolk, and has been seen respeatedly with various women in the City of Portmsouth and County of Norfolk, whose reputations are bad for chastity; and he is so open and indifferent about his said acts that they became and were commonly, generally and notoriously known throughout the City of Portsmouth.
That your complainant has not voluntarily cohabited with her said husband, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, since her knowledge of the acts of adultery.
Your complainant further avers that due to her husband's conduct and cruel treatment it has been necessary for her to leave her home to seek shelter with her sister, with whom she is now living.
Your complainant avers that she is without means of support except that given her by friends or that which she earns. Your complainant further represents that her said husband is the owner of the following property: Three lots in Naval Place, Key Road, City of Portsmouth, the value of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00); half owner of house and lot, # 2802 Green Street, Portsmouth, the value of fifteen hundred dollars ($1,500.00); Nash seven-passenger Sedan, license no. 67167, the value of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) and now has approximately five hundred dollars ($500.00) in cash in the Merchants and Farmers Bank; household and kitchen furniture including: player piano, bed room suite, sewing machine, kitchen cabinet, refrigerator, range, two tables, and large heater, of the value of five hundred dollars ($500.00). Your complainant further represents that the said defendant has threatened and your complainant fears that he will carry his threat into execution, to sell and dispose of his said property before mentioned and described, to prevent your complainant from obtaining alimony therefrom for the support of herself; and that the said defendant ought to be restrained by an injunction of this court from selling, assigning, encumbering or otherwise disposing of the above described property until the hearing of this cause and until suitable provisions are made for the support of your compainant.
Wherefore, inasmuch as your complainant is remediless in the premises save in a court of equity, and to this end she prays that the said John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell be made a party defendant to this bill and be required to answer the same, but an answer under oath here being expressly waived; and that your complainant may be granted a divorce and be forever free from the bonds of matrimony existing between her and the said defendant; that this court will decree such portions of the property of the said defendant or such sums of money to be paid by the defendant to your complainant as this court may deem necessary and proper for the maintenance of your complainant; and that the said defendant my be required to pay your complainant a sufficient sum of money to enable her to employ counsel to prosecute this suit and for the support of your complainant during the pendency of this suit; and that the said defendant may be restrainted by the injunction of this court from selling, assigning, encumbering or otherwise disposing of the above described property hereinbefore mentioned and described, until the further order of this court; and that is may please the court to grant unto your complainant to writ of injunction to be directed to the said John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell restraining him from selling, assigning or otherwise disposing of the property hereinbefore mentioned and described, until the further order of this court; and that your complainant may have such further, other and general relief in the premises as equity may require and to this honorable court shall seem meet and proper. And your complainant will ever pray, etc.
Ruth Rebecca Cassell

The Commonwealth of Virginia: To the sergeant of the City of Portsmouth, Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell to appear at the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, at the Rules to be holden for the said Court, on the 3rd Monday in September, 1924, to answer a bill in Chancery, exhibited against him in the said Court, by Ruth Rebecca Cassell and have then and there this summons.
Witness E. Thompson, Clerk of said Court, at his office, this 8th day of September 1924, in the 149th year of the Commonwealth.
E. Thompson, Clerk

Virginia: In the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Ruth Rebecca Cassell, Complainant vs John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, defendant: in Chancery
To the Clerk of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, Virginia:
Please issue process in the above styled cause returnable to the Second September Rules 1924.
Tom E. Gilman
John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell
2802 Green Street
Portsmouth, Virginia


To John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell,
2802 Green Street
Portsmouth, Virginia
Take notice that on the 30th day of September, 1924, at the office of T. E. Gilman, 212 New Kirn Building, Portsmouth, Virginia, between the hours of 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. of that date, I shall proceed to take the depositions of John Herbner and others, to be read as evidence in my behalf in a certain suit in equity pending in the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, Virginia wherein I am plaintiff and you are defendant; and if from any cause the taking of the said depositions be commenced, or if commenced, not concluded on that date, the taking thereof will be adjourned from time to time at the same place and between the same hours until the same shall be completed.
Given under my hand this the 8th day of September 1924.
Ruth Rebecca Cassell
By: Tom E. Gilman, Her counsel


Virginia: In the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Ruth Rebecca Cassell, complainant vs John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, defendant: in chancery:
This day came the complainant, Ruth Rebecca Cassell, by counsel and moved the court to compel the defendant, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, to pay her such sum as will be necessary to enable her to defend her interest in this suit and also such sums as shall be necessary for the maintenance of herself during the pendency of this suit.
On consideration whereof, it appearing to the court that the defendant had been duly notified of the aforesaid motion as required by law, it is adjudged, ordered and decreed that the said defendant, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, do pay unto the said Ruth Rebecca Cassell, or her counsel, in this cause, the sum of $15.00, on the 1st and 16thof each month, the first payment therefore to be made September 20th, 1924, during the pendency of this suit, as temporary alimony, for the maintenance of the said Ruth Rebecca Cassell, and that the said defendant shall also deposit forthwith with the clerk of this court the sum of $100.00 to be applied upon the costs incurred in this suit.


Plaintiff
The Commonwealth of Virginia, To the Sheriff of Norfolk Co., greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon John Hurdney, J. Stroud Roper, JOhn Wythe to appear before T. E. Gilman, Atty. 212 New Kirn Bldg. City on the 30th day of Sept. 1924, at 1:30 o'clock p.m. to testify and the truth to say on behalf of the plaintiff in a certain matter of controversy in our said Court, depending and undetermined between Ruth Rebecca Cassell, plaintiff and Jno. Edwin W. Cassell, defendant. And this the witness shall in nowise omit, under the penalty of $300 each---And have then and there this summons.
Witness, E. Thompson, Clerk of said Court, at his office, this 26th day of Sept. 1924, in the 149th year of the Commonwealth.
E. Thompson, Clerk of Court

Plaintiff
The Commonwealth of Virginia,
To the Sergeant of the City of Portsmouth, greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon William Davis, F. M. Snyder, Mr. Perry to appear before T. E. Gilman, atty, 212 New Kirn Bldg. City on the 30th day of Sept. 1924, at 1:30 o'clock p.m. to testify and the truth to say on behalf of the plaintiff in a certain matter of controversy in our said Court depending and undeetermined between Ruth Rebecca Cassell, plaintiff and Jno. Edwin W. Cassell, defendant. And this the witness shall in nowise omit, under the penalty of $300 each---And have then and there this summons.
Witness, E. Thompson, Clerk of said Court, at his office, this 26th day of Sept. 1924, in the 149th year of the Commonwealth.
E. Thompson, Clerk of Court


Virginia:
At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, on the 18th day of September, 1924:
Ruth Rebecca Cassell, complainant vs. John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, defendant: in Chancery:
This day came the complainant, Ruth Rebecca Cassell, by counsel and move the court to compel the defendant, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, to pay her such sum as will be necessary to enable her to defend her interest in this suit and also such sums as shall be necessary for the maintenance of herself during the pendency of this suit.
On consideration whereof, it appearing to the court that the defendant had been duly notified of the aforesaid motion as required by law, it is adjudged, ordered and decreed that the said defendant, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, do pay unto the said Ruth Rebecca Cassell, or her counsel, in this cause, the sum of $15.00, on the 1st and 16th of each month, (the first payment, however, to be made September 20th, 1924), during the pendency of this suit, as temporary alimony, for the maintenance of the said Ruth Rebecca Cassell, and that the said defendant shall also deposit forthwith with the Clerk of this Court the sum of $100.00, to be applied upon the costs incurred in this suit.
A Copy,
Teste: E. Thompson, Clerk
By: Fitzhugh Lee Hudgins, D. C.


Virginia: In the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth
Ruth Rebecca Cassell, complainant vs. John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, defendant: in chancery:

This cause came on this day to be heard (in which service of process has been personally had upon the defendant who has failed to appear, defend, plead or answer on the bill of complaint filed and exhibited herein, and depositions of witnesses taken in support thereof, and was argued by counsel.
On consideration whereof it appearing to the court that the complainant is entitled to the relief prayed for in her said bill, it appearing from the depositions of witnesses that the said defendant comiited adultery within the part five years and that it was not committed by the procurement or connivance of the said complainant and that the said parties have not volunarily cohabited together since the knowledge of the said acts of adultery, and that the said complainant has been domiciled in and has been an actual bona fide resident of the City of Portsmouth, State of Virginia, for at least one year preceding the commencement of this suit, and that said parties last cohabited as man and wife, in said city of Portsmouth.
It is, therefore, adjudged, ordered and decreed that the said complainant, Ruth Rebecca Cassell, and the said defendant, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, be divorced from each other from the bonds of matrimony, and the marriage heretofore celebrated is hereby dissolved; and that all property now owned or hereafter acquired by the said complainant shall be held by her free from all marital claims of her said husband, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell; and that all property now owned or hereafter acquired by the said defendant, John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell, shall be held by him free from all marital claims of his said wife, Ruth Rebecca Cassell, except the cost of this proceeding hereafter mentioned. The court doth further adjudge order and decree that the said John Edwin Wadsworth Cassell shall pay unto the said Ruth Rebecca Cassell her costs by her in this behalf expended, and to T. E. Gilman, the complainant's attorney, the sum of one hundred dollars ($100.00)
The said parties to this cause shall not be permitted to remarry until six months shall elapsed from the date of the entering of this decree.
Nothing further remaining to be done in this cause, it is ordered that same be removed from the docket.


Mr. Tom E. Gilman
New Kirn Building
Portsmouth, Va. Norfolk Va., October 1st, 1924
To J. M. Knight, Dr.
Shorthand Reporter
To fee for depositions in the case of Cassell vs Cassell in the Court of Hustings of the City of Portsmouth, Va. $19.20
Payment received.

   82 M    v. Arnold Cassell [692] 690,749 was born on 5 May 1892 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,684,798 died on 9 Feb 1936 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia 799 at age 43, and was buried on 12 Feb 1936 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.684,800 The cause of his death was Alcoholism.801

Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: 814 Naval Place, 1920-1931 & 1936, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 802,803

2. Occupation: coppersmith, 1922-28 & 1931, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 702,804

3. Orgainzations: membership in Veterans of Foreign Wars. 805

4. Census: U.S., Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

5. Residence: 875 Wilson Street, Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

6. Occupation: chick boy at Navy Yard, Apr 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 696

7. Occupation: machinist helper at Navy Yard, Apr 1910, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 729

8. Deed: 12 Apr 1918, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 806 L. Kootz, et ux.
to B. & S.
Arnold Cassell
This Deed, made the 12th day of April, 1918 between L. Kootz and Annie Kootz, his wife, parties of the first part, and Arnold Cassell, party of the second part. Witnesseth, that in consideration of the sum of two thousand dollars, part of which is cash in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, and the balance is due on the deed of trust hereinafter mentioned, the said parties of the first part do grant, with general warranty, unto the said Arnold Cassell the following property, to wit: That certain lot of land, with its appurtenances, situarte in the City of Portsmouth, State of Virginia, and bounded and described as follows, to wit: Beginning at a point on the north side of Key Avenue, sometimes called Naval Place, and formerly called Cossack Street, two hundred and ten (210) feet west from the north-west intersection of Key Avenue and Eighth Street, and thence running westerly along Key Avenue thirty (30) feet; thence northerly ninety (90) feet; thence easterly thirty (30) feet; and thence southerly ninety (90) feet to the point of beginning; being a part of the land conveyed to the said L. Kootz by the deed of E. Parke Lindsay and wife dated July 10, 1916 and recorded in the Clerk's office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth in Deed Book 73 page 343. The deed is made subject to, and the said party of the second part expressly assumes a deed of trust to the Trustees of the Portsmouth and Norfolk County Building and Loan Association dated November 2, 1916 and recorded in the said Clerk's Office in Deed Book 77A page 86, and securing a bond for $1500. The said party of the second part agrees to pay all taxes for the year 1918. The said parties of the first part covenant that they have the right to convey the said land to the grantee; that the grantee shall have quiet possession of the said land, free from all encumbrances, except the deed of trust above mentioned; that they, the said parties of the first part, will execute such further assurances of the said land as may be requisite; and that they have done no act to encumber the said land, except the said deed of trust. Witness the following signatures and seals.
($1 Documentary Stamp)
L. Kootz
Annie Kootz
State of Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to-wit:
I, R. C. Barclay, a Commissioner in Chancery for the Court of Hustings for the City aforesaid, in the State of Virginia, do certify that L. Kootz and Annie Kootz, his wife, whose names are signed to the writing above bearing date on the 12th day of April, 1918, have acknowledged the same before me in my City aforesaid. Given under my hand this 15th day of May, 1918.
R. C. Barclay, Commissioner in Chancery
Virginia:
In the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the 15th day of May, 1918: This deed was this day received and with the certificate thereto annexed admitted to record.
Teste: E. Thompson, Clerk
By: A. W. Robinson, D.C.

9. Deed: 12 Apr 1918, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 807 Arnold Cassell, et als.
to Trust
J. C. Proctor, et als, Trustees
This Deed, made this 12th day of April in the year 1918 between Arnold Cassell, unmarried, and Myda A. Cassell and A. E. W. Cassell, her husband, of the City of Portsmouth, in the State of Virginia, parties of the first part; and J. C. Proctor, W. K. Hodges, and L. McK. Jack, Trustees of the Portsmouth and Norfolk County Building and Loan Association, or the survivor or survivors of them, or their successors in office, parties of the second part and the said The Portsmouth and Norfolk County Building and Loan Associaton, party of the third part. Whereas, the said Arnold Cassell, Myda A. Cassell, and A. E. W. Cassell have executed to said Association their bond, bearing even date with these presents, in the sum of six hundred ($600) dollars, with a condition thereunder written in the following words and figures: "The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the said Arnold Cassell and Myda A. Cassell are subscribers for six Shares of Stock in the said The Portsmouth and Norfolk County Building and Loan Association, for which they have received from said association the sum of $600.00 that being an advance of the ultimate or par value of said shares of stock; now if the said Arnold Cassell and Myda A. Cassell shall well and truly pay to the said Association or its assigns, the said sum of $600.00 with interest thereon in accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws thereof, or shall pay the monthly dues of one dollar and sixty-five cents (($1.65) per share for each of said shares of stock. together with all fines and assessments, according to the said Constitution and By=Laws, then this obligation shall be void; otherwise it shall remain in full force and virtue." And Whereas, the said parties of the first part desire to secure the said bond and the performance of the condition thereof, as required by the Constitution and By-Laws of said Association: Now therefore, this Deed witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the premises, do hereby grant with general warranty unto the said parties of the second part, the following property, to-wit: Those two certain lots of land, with their appurtenances, situate in the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, and bounded and described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at a point on the north side of Key Avenue, (sometimes known as Naval Place and formerly called Cossack Street), two hundred and ten (210) feet westerly from the northwestern intersection of Key Avenue and Eighth Street, and thence running westerly along the northern side of Key Avenue sixty (60) feet; thence northerly ninety (90) feet; thence easterly sixty (60) feet; and thence southerly ninety (90) feet to the point of beginning; being the same land conveyed to the said Arnold Cassell and Myda A. Cassell, (each as to one lot thereof) by the deeds of L. Kootz and wife bearing even date herewith and to be recorded herewith and forming a part of this transaction. This deed is made subject to a prior deed of trust made by L. Kootz and wife in favor of the said Associaton and duly recorded, (D.B. 77A p. 86) In Trust, to secure the bond aforesaid, and the true performance of the conditions thereof. And it is understood and agreed by and between the parties hereto, that in default of the payment by the said Arnold Cassell and Myda A. Cassell of the sum of six hundred dollars hereby secured,or, of the monthly dues, fines and assessments, as provided in the condition of the bond aforesaid, then the said parties of the second part, so soon as they shall be required so do by the said party of the third part, shall sell the property hereby conveyed at public auction, at such place as said parties of the second part may deem best, after having given at least ten days' notice of the time, place and terms of sale, in one or more newspapers printed in the City of Portsmouth or the City of Norfolk, for cash sufficient to pay all and expenses of sale, and so much as may or shall be due the said party of the third part whether of principal and interest, or dues, fines and assessments by virtue of the bond said; and the balance upon such terms as the said Arnold Cassell and Myda Cassell shall or, in default of any direction, upon such terms as said Trustees shall think fit. And to Arnold Cassell and Myda A. Cassell covenant that they will during the continuance of this keep the buildings on the premises hereby conveyed insured in a sum not less than six hundred dollars, against loss or damage by fire, and will assign the Policy or Policies of Insurance to said parties of the second part, as a further security for said bond; and that in defence thereof, the said party of the third part may have the same insured for the benefit of the trust, and charge the premium paid for such insurance as a part of the expenses of this. And it is understood that upon the payment of the bond aforesaid, a Released Deed will be executed at the cost of said parties of the first part. The said parties of the first part by waive the benefit of their Homestead Exemption as to this contract. Witness the following signatures and seals.
Arnold Cassell
Myda A. Cassell
A. E. W. Cassell
State of Virginia, City of Norfolk to wit:
I, Russell A. McCoy, a Notary Public for the City aforesaid, in the State of Virginia do certify that Arnold Cassell whose name is signed to the writing above bearing date on 12th day of April 1918, has acknowledged the same before me in my City aforesaid. My term of office expires Jan. 26th 1922. Given under my hand this 13th day of May, 1918.
Russell A. McCoy, Notary Public
State of Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to wit:
I, R. C. Barclay, a Commissioner in Chancery for the Court of Hustings for the City aforesaid, in the State of Virginia, do certify that Myda A. Cassell, and A.E.W. Cassell whose names are signed to the writing above, bearing date on the 12th day of April A.D. 1918, have acknowledged the same before me in my City aforesaid. Given under my hand this 13th day of April in the year 1918.
R. C. Barclay, Commissioner in Chancery
Virginia:
In the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the 15th of May, 1918: This deed was this day received and with the certificates thereto annexed admitted to record.
Teste: E. Thompson, Clerk
By: A. W. Robinson, D.C.

10. Occupation: coppersmith for the U.S. Navy, 10 Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 589,698

11. Residence: 814 Cassack Street, Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 589

12. Deed: 24 Dec 1921, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 808 Arnold Cassell, et als.
to Trust
W. K. Hodges, et als., Trustees
This Deed, made this 24th day of December in the year 1921, between Arnold Cassell (unmarried), Melvin K. Cassell (unmarried), Myda A. Cassell and A. E. W. Cassell, here of the City of Portsmouth in the State of Virginia parties of the first part; and W. K. Hodges, L. McK. Jack, and Charles R. Welton, Trustees of the Portsmouth and Norfolk County Building and Loan Association, or the survivor or survivors of them, or their successors in office, parties of the second part, and the said The Portsmouth and Norfolk County Building and Loan Association, party of the third part. Whereas, the said Arnold Cassell, Melvin K. Cassell, Myda A. Cassell and A. E. W. Cassell have executed to said Association their bond, bearing even date with these presents, in the sum of Fourteen hundred and fifty ($1450.00) dollars, with a condition thereunder written, in the following words and "The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the said Arnold Cassell, Melvin K. Cassell, and Myda A. Cassell are subscribers for fifteen Shares of Stock in the Portsmouth and Norfolk County Building and Loan Association, for which they have received said Association the sum of $1450.00 that being an advance on said shares of stock; that the said Arnold Cassell, Melvin K. Cassell, and Myda A. Cassell shall well and truly ?, the said Association or its assigns, the said sum of $1450.00 with interest thereon in accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws thereof, or shall pay the monthly dues of one dollar and fifteen cents ($1.15) per share for each of said shares of stock, together with all fines and assessments, according to the said Constitution and By-Laws, then this action shall be void; otherwise it shall remain in full force and virtue." And Whereas said parties of the first part desire to secure the said bond and the performance of condition thereof, as required by the Constitution and By-Laws of said Association, therefore, this Deed witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the premises, do hereby grant with general warranty unto the said parties of the second part, the following property, to-wit: Those two certain lots of land with appurtenances, situate in the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, and bounded and described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at a point on the north side of Key Avenue (sometimes known as Naval Place and formerly called Cossack Street) two hundred and ten (210) feet west; the north west intersection of Key Avenue and Eighth Street; and thence running west along the northern side of Key Avenue sixty (60) feet; thence northerly ninety (90) feet thence easterly sixty (60) feet; and thence southerly ninety (90) feet to the point beginning; being the same land conveyed to the said Arnold Cassell and Myda A. Cassell (each as to one lot thereof) by the deeds of L. Kootz and wife, dated April 12th, 1918, and recorded in the Clerk's office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth in Deed Book 78-B pages 55 and 56, the said Arnold Cassell having since conveyed unto the said Melvin K. Cassell a one half interest on the lot which he owned by deed dated December 8th, 1919 and recorded in Deed Book 82-A page 513. In Trust, to secure the bond aforesaid, and the true performance of the conditions thereof. And it is understood and agreed by and between the parties hereto, that in default of the payment by the said Arnold Cassell, Melvin K. Cassell and Myda A. Cassell of the sum of fourteen hundred and fifty dollars hereby secured, or of the monthly dues, fines and assessments as provided in the condition of the bond aforesaid, then the said parties of the second part, so soon as they shall be required so to do by the said party of the third part, shall sell the property hereby conveyed at public auction, at such place said parties of the second part may deem best, after having given at least ten days' notice of the time, place and terms of sale, in one or more newspapers printed in the City of Portsmouth or the City of Norfolk, for cash sufficient to pay all costs and expenses of sale, and so much as may or shall be due the said party of the third part, whether of principal and interest, or dues, fines and assessments by virtue of the bond aforesaid; and the balance upon such terms as the said Arnold Cassell, Melvin K. Cassell and Myda A. Cassell shall direct, or, in default of any direction, upon such terms as said Trustees shall think fit. And the said Arnold Cassell, Melvin K. Cassell and Myda A. Cassell covenant that they will during the continuance of this trust, keep the buildings on the premises hereby conveyed insured in a sum not less than Fourteen hundred and fifty dollars, against loss or damage by fire, and will assign the policy or policies of insurance to said parties of the second part, as a further security for said bond; and that in default thereof, the said party of the third part may have the same insured for the benefit of this trust, and charge the premium paid for such insurance as a part of the expenses of this trust. And it is understood that upon the payment of the bond aforesaid, a Released Deed will be executed at the cost of said parties of the first part. The said parties of the first part hereby wavie the benefit of their Homestead Exemption as to this Contract. Witness the following signatures and seals:
Arnold Cassell
Melvin K. Cassell
Myda A. Cassell
A. E. W. Cassell
State of Maine, County of York, to-wit:
I, Leon E. Robbins, a Notary Public for the County aforesaid in the State of Maine, do certify that Arnold Cassell, whose name is signed to the writing above, bearing date on the 24th day of December 1921, has acknowledged the same before me in my County aforesaid. My term of Office expires latter part, 1922. Given under my hand and notarial seal this 12th day of January 1922.
L. E. Robbins, Notary Public
Seal L. E. Robbins Notary Public, Maine
State of Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to-wit:
I, R. C. Barclay a Commissioner in Chancery for the Court of Hustings for the City aforesaid in the State of Virginia, do certify that Melvin K. Cassell (unmarried), Myda A. Cassell and A. E. W. Cassell, her husband, whose names are signed to the writing above, bearing date on the 24th day of December A. D. 1921, have acknowledged the same before me in my City aforesaid. Given under my hand this 14th day of January in the year 1922.
R. C. Barclay, Commissioner in Chancery
Virginia:
In the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth on the 23rd day of January 1922: This deed was this day received and with the certificates thereto are admitted to record.
Teste: E. Thompson, Clerk
By: a. W. Robinson, D.C.

13. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1924, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 809 1924--A. Cassell Ardent spirits
guilty Box 33, file 36-A

14. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 810 1925--Arnold Cassell Ardent spirits
guilty Box 35, file 90-A

15. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 811 1925--Arnold Cassell Ardent spirits
guilty Box 35, file 90-B

16. Sentenced: convicted of transporting liquor, 8 Oct 1925, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 812 Arnold Cassell, convicted of transporting liquor, was sentenced in the Court of Hustings to serve two months in jail, to pay a fine of $50 and was required to give $500 bond not to violate the Layman prohibition act within a year. His sentence will begin at the expiration of a term he is now serving. He was remanded to jail.

17. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1928, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 813 1928--Arnold Cassell Ardent spirits
discharged Box 40, file 15

18. Census: U.S., 11 Apr 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 749 William A. Foiles, head of household, own home, value of home: 1,000, family does not live on farm, male, white, age 42, married at age 27, did not attend school since Sept 1929, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: shipwright helper in Navy Yard, not a veteran
Mary E. Foiles, wife, female, white, age 45, married at age 30, did not attend school since Sept 1929, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none
Raymond A. Foiles, son, male, white, age 3 years 11 months, single, did not attend school since Sept. 1929, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none
Arnold Cassell, brother-in-law, male, white, age 38, single, did not attend school since Sept. 1929, can read & write,born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: gardenman-odd jobs, veteran of WW
Melvin K. Cassell, brother-in-law, male, white, age 34, single, did not attend school since Sept. 1929, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: machinist helper in Navy Yard, not a veteran

**Note: William A. Foiles should be listed as Hiram A. Foiles

19. Occupation: gardenman--odd jobs, Apr 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 749

20. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 814 1930--A. Cassell Ardent spirits
guilty Box 46, file 166

21. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1931, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 815 1931--A. Cassell Ardent spirits
guility Box 47, file 31

22. Occupation: seaman, 1934, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 816

23. Residence: 2804 S. Green, 1934, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 816

24. Residence: 814 Naval Place, Feb 1936, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 805

25. Death notice: two Portsmouth men found dead from undetermined cause, 10 Feb 1936, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 817 Two Portsmouth Men Found Dead from Undetermined Cause
Bodies of Joseph C. Hale, 51, and Arnold Cassell, 43; Found in Kitchen of House Occupied by Former; No Marks of Violence
Two dead men were found in the kitchen of a house at 632 Jefferson street yesterday afternoon by police officers responding to an anonymous telephone call.
The men were indentified as Joseph C. Hall, 51, occupant of the house, and Arnold Cassell, 43, of 814 Naval Place. The cause of death had not been determined last night. The bodies were lying on a cot, fully clothed, and bore no marks of violence.
The police were without informantion as to who made the discovery, stating that they received a telephone call to make an investigation at the Hale home. Policemen Eden, Facenda and Soule responded in a radio car. They found Hale and Cassell lying on a cot, fully clothed. There was no fire in the room, although it appeared that there had been a fire in the stove some time previously, as the kitchen was smoky and there was considerable soot on walls and furniture.
A call was sent for the fire department pulmotor squad as soon as the bodies were discovered, but there was nothing the firemen could be when they arrived.
Police said they were unable to ascertain definitely when Hale and Cassell were last seen alive, although it was reported that they had been seen Saturday night in Hale's home.
There were no marks of violence on the bodies.
The coroner, Dr. E. T. Glover, was called to view the bodies. He said his investigation as to the deaths was not complete last night and consequently he would not draw verdicts immediately as to the cause of death. He expects to complete the investigation today.
It was the coroner's opinion that both Hale and Cassell had been dead several hours when their bodies were discovered.
Hale was a native of Berkley, but had resided in Portsmouth for the last 45 years. He was the son of the late Horace and Mrs. Mary R. Sykes Hale. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Sarah E. Ransone Hale; a daughter, Mrs. C. E. Condee; a son, H. C. Hale; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Fitzpatrick, a brother, Grandy Hale, and three grandchildren.
Funeral service will be conducted at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Condee, 517 Nelson Street. Burial will take place in St. Paul's Cemetery.
Cassell was a native of Portsmouth, the son of the late Edward and Mrs. Myda Arnold Cassell. He held membership in the Veterans of Foreighn Wars. A sister, Mrs. H. A. Foiles; a brother, Melvin K. Cassell, and a nephew, Raymond Foild, survive him.
The body was removed to the Flynn Funeral Apartments to be prepared for burial. Funeral arrangements will be completed today.

26. Death notice: alcoholism blamed for death of two, 10 Feb 1936, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 818 Alchoholism Is Blamed For Death of Two--John C. Hale and Arnold Cassell Found Dead in Former's Home
Joseph C. Hale, 51, and Arnold Cassell, 43, of 814 Naval place were found dead yesterday afternoon about 3 o'clock, lying on the floor of a dwelling at 632 Jefferson street, the home of Hale. Coroner E. T. Glover today pronounced the deaths due to alcoholism.
Police summoned by an anonymous telephone call, found the two men and Coroner Glover was immediatley notified. The latter said he found the two men lying on the floor and that rigor mortis, or stiffening of the bodies, had already set in. He stated he believed the men had been dead about 12 hours before their bodies were discovered.
Both bodies were fully clothed and bore no marks of violence. The coroner said several empty bottles, which had contained rubbing alcohol, were found in the room.
Policemen Eden, Facenda and Soule responded in a radio car, when the anonymous telephone call was received.
Although there was a stove in the room there was no fire and Coroner Glover stated that from appearances there had been none for some time.
Before Coroner Glover's arrival at the home, the department's pulmotor squad had been called but there was nothing the squard could do. Police were unable to definitely set the time when the two dead men were last seen alive but it was reported that they had been seen Saturday night at Hale's home.
Hale was the son of the late Horace and Mrs. Mary Sykes Hale. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sarah Ransom Hale, a daughter, Mrs. C. E. Condee; one son, H. C. Hale; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Fitzipatrick; a brother, Grandley Hale, and three grandchildren.
The body was removed to the Charles H. Myers funeral home on Court Street. Funeral services will take place from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. C. E. Condee, 517 Nelson street, tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. Burial will be in St. Paul's cemetery.
Cassell was a native of Portsmouth, the son of the late Edward and Mrs. Myda Arnold Cassell. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. H. A. Foiles; a brother, Melvin K. Cassell, and a nephew, Raymond Foiles. He held membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Funeal services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, at St. Paul's Catholic church with interment in St. Paul's cemetery.
No inquest will be held, it is expected. Coroner Glover said as there were no witnesses, other than the investigating police officers, and that all possible information had been fully probed, he saw no necessity for an inquest.

27. Cause of Death: death due to acute alcoholism, 11 Feb 1936, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 819 Coroner Prepares Verdicts in Death of Hale-Cassell
Dr. E. T. Glover, coroner for the city, yesterday completed investigation of the deaths of Arnold Cassell, 43, of 814 Naval place, and Joseph C. Hale, 51, of 632 Jefferson street, who were found dead shortly after 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the kitchen of Hale's home. He drew verdicts to the effects that the deaths were due to acute alcoholism.
The bodies of Hale and Cassell were lying on a cot, one of them stretched across the other. Both were fully clothed. In the opinion of the coroner they had been dead several hours when they were discovered.
Funeral services for Arnold Cassell will be conducted at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Burial will take place in St. Paul's Cemetery.
Rites for Joseph C. Hale will be conducted at 3 o'clock this afternoon at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. C. E. Condee, 517 Nelson street. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.

28. Death notice: 11 Feb 1936, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 820 Cassell--In Portsmouth, Va., February 9, 1936, Arnold Cassell, son of the late Edward and Myda Cassell.
Remains will be taken from the residence of his sister, Mrs. H. A. Foiles, 814 Naval place, Wednesday morning to St. Paul's Catholic Church for funeral services with requiem high mass at 10 o'clock. Friends of the family invited to attend. Interment in St. Paul's Cemetery.

29. Obituary: 12 Feb 1936, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 821 Arnold Cassell, son of the late Edward and Myda Cassell, who died Sunday, was buried today in St. Paul's Cemetery. Funeral services were conducted this morning at 10 o'clock at St. Paul's Catholic Church with requiem high mass. Rev. Father F. Joseph Magri was the celebrant.
The casket was draped in an American flag and full military honors for the deceased took place at the graveside. There were a large number of floral designs.
As the funeral entered the church John Thompson, Jr., sang "Lead Kindly Light" and during the offertory rendered "Ave Maria". As the party left the church, Mr. Thompson sang "Our Lady of the Way."
Pallbearers were Bernard Temple, George C. Campbell, Joshua Grimes, Roy Wheatley, Francis Magstaff and Peter Kemp.

30. Tombstone: Feb 1936, St. Paul's Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 799 Son
Arnold Cassell
May 5, 1892
Feb. 9, 1936

   83 M    vi. Leroy Cassell [463] 822,823 was born on 18 Mar 1895 in Norfolk Co., Virginia,563 died on 18 Nov 1896 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 321,822 at age 1, and was buried on 19 Nov 1896 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.563,822

Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: Fourth Street, extended, Nov 1896, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 822

2. Record of Grave: 18 Nov 1896, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 563 Leroy Cassell
Died: Nov. 18, 1896, aged 1 year 6 months (grave unmarked)

Record of Grave--East Oak Grove Cemetery
West Half of Walk 11--South
Lot # 440 Ave. A--west Walk 11
M. J. Mathews, owner north half
A. W. Cassell, owner south half

3. Funeral: 19 Nov 1896, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 824 The funeral of Leroy, the 18-months old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. W. Cassell, took place at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon from the family residence, on Fifth street extended, and the Interment was in Oak Grove cemetery.

4. Obituary: 19 Nov 1896, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 825 LeRoy Cassell, an infant son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. W. Cassell, died Tuesday night at the parents residence, Fourth Street entended. Funeral services from the residence this afternoon at 3 o'clock.

   84 M    vii. Melvin Kenney Cassell [693] 589,826 was born on 20 Aug 1898 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia,826,827 died on 19 Nov 1987 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 828 at age 89, and was buried on 22 Nov 1987 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.828

Noted events in his life were:

1. Retirement: Norfolk Naval Shipyard. 828

2. Religion: Member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 828

3. Organizations: Member of Knights of Columbus St. Paul's Council 418, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 828

4. Census: U.S., Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

5. Residence: 875 Wilson Street, Jun 1900, Western Branch, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 694

6. Residence: 814 Naval Place, 1918-1939, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 826,829

7. Occupation: machinist at Shop 31 at the Norfolk Navy Yard, 1918-1936, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 803,826

8. Military: WW1 draft registration card, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 830 Name: Melvin Kenney Cassell
Addrress: 814 Naval Place, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Va.
Age: 21 Date of Birth: August 20th 1898
Race: white U.S. Citizen: native born
Occupation: machinist helper
Employer's name: U.S. Government, Shop 31
Where employed: Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Va.
Nearest Relative: A. E. W. Cassell
814 Naval Place, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Va.
I affirm that I have vertified above answers and that they are true
Melvin Kenney Cassell
Registrar's Report:
Color of Eyes: blue Color of hair: light
Date: Sept 12, 1918

9. Physical Description: blue eyes & light hair, 12 Sep 1918. 826

10. Residence: 814 Cassack Street, Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 589

11. Arrested: charged with "ardent spirits", 1923, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 831 1923--Melvin Cassell Ardent spirits
not guilty Box 31, file 179

12. Census: U.S., 11 Apr 1930, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 749 William A. Foiles, head of household, own home, value of home: 1,000, family does not live on farm, male, white, age 42, married at age 27, did not attend school since Sept 1929, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: shipwright helper in Navy Yard, not a veteran
Mary E. Foiles, wife, female, white, age 45, married at age 30, did not attend school since Sept 1929, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none
Raymond A. Foiles, son, male, white, age 3 years 11 months, single, did not attend school since Sept. 1929, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none
Arnold Cassell, brother-in-law, male, white, age 38, single, did not attend school since Sept. 1929, can read & write,born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: gardenman-odd jobs, veteran of WW
Melvin K. Cassell, brother-in-law, male, white, age 34, single, did not attend school since Sept. 1929, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: machinist helper in Navy Yard, not a veteran

**Note: William A. Foiles should be listed as Hiram A. Foiles

13. Occupation: helper, 1931, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 832

14. Occupation: clerk, 1939, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 829

15. Residence: 814 Gosport Place, 1940, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 833

16. Occupation: laborer at USN Yd, 1940, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 834

17. Social Security Number: 228-14-6820, 1987. 835 Name: MELVIN CASSELL SSN: 228-14-6820 Last Residence: 23702 Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, VA Born: 20 Aug 1898 Last Benefit: Died: Nov 1987 State (Year) SSN issued: VA (Before 1951 )

18. Residence: 1987, Aylwin Road, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 828

19. Funeral Home: Foster Funeral Home handled the arrangements, 1987, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 828

20. Tombstone: Oct 1987, St. Paul's Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 836 Son
Melvin K. Cassell
Aug. 20, 1898
Oct. 19, 1987

21. Alt. Death: 19 Oct 1987, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 827 *tombstone date is different from obituary date

22. Obituary: 21 Nov 1987, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 837 Melvin F. K. Cassell
Portsmouth--Melvin F. K. Cassell, 89, of Aylwin Road, died Nov. 19, 1987, in a hospital.
Mr. Cassell, a native of Portsmouth, retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He was a member St. Paul's Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus St. Paul's Council 418.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday in Portsmouth Catholic Cemetery by the Rev. James K. Disney. Foster Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Memorial donations may be made ito a favorite charity.

23. Funeral: graveside service conducted by the Rev. James K. Disney, 22 Nov 1987, Portsmouth Catholic Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 828 Sunday at 1 p.m.

   85 F    viii. Myrtal Cassell [437] 563 was born on 14 Jul 1901 in Norfolk Co., Virginia,563 died on 25 Jul 1902 563 at age 1, and was buried on 26 Jul 1902 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.321,838 The cause of her death was Cholera infantum.838

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 1902, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 838

2. Alt. Death: 15 Jul 1902, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 321

3. Record of Grave: 25 Jul 1902, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 563 Myrtal Cassell, died July 25, 1902, aged 1 year (grave unmarked)

Record of Grave--East Oak Grove Cemetery
West half of walk 11--south
Lot # 440 Ave: A--west Walk 11
M. J. Mathews, owner north half
A. W. Cassell, owner south half

58. James Newell Kenney [139] 324,325 was born on 12 Feb 1868 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,75,324,325 died on 25 Dec 1904 2,598,622 at age 36, and was buried in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.

General Notes: Died on the way to Windsor to see his new born son. Found dead beside railroad track. In Nash or Edgecombe County. Steven Kenny interview.
Is his wife the Margaret C. Manning buried in the Episcopal church cemetery? Unlikely since her married name would be Kenney and obit for Margaret C. Manning would have mentioned her husband.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: U.S., 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 324

2. Residence: 14 Jun 1870, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 324

3. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 325 *see father's record

4. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 325

5. Tombstone: St. Thomas Episcopal Church cemetery, Bertie Co., North Carolina. 622 James Newell Kenney
born: 12 Feb. 1868
died: 25 Dec 1904
Wife: Margaret Manning Kenney

James married Montrose Davidson [301] 626 [MRIN: 72].

The child from this marriage was:

   86 M    i. Joseph Bartlett Kenney [304] was born in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA.2

Joseph married.

James married Margaret Manning [229] 622 [MRIN: 227]. Margaret was buried in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.

61. Steven White Kenney [142] 325 was born on 10 Aug 1874 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,325 died on 2 Sep 1930 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA 2 at age 56, and was buried in Sep 1930 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 325 *see father's record

2. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 325

3. Occupation: Editor, Windsor Ledger, 1908, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. 598

4. Census: U.S, 1930, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. 839 Steven W. Kenney, head of house, owned home, value of home $1,580, not a farm, male, white, age 54, married, age at first marriage: 26, born in Virginia, father born in Maine, mother born in Virginia, occupation: register of deeds Bertie Co., employed, not a veteran
Sue W. Kenney, wife, female, white, age 45, married, age at first marriage: 22, born in N.C., father born in N.C., mother born in N.C., occupation: none
Rose W. Kenney, daughter, female, white, age 21, single, born in N.C., occupation: teacher
Willie L. Cowen, lodger, female, white, age 22, single, born in N.C., occupation: stenographer for county

5. Occupation: register of deeds, 1930, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. 840

Steven married Susan Winifred Smithwick [303] 2 [MRIN: 74] in 1903. Susan was born on 26 Dec 1883 in North Carolina,2 died on 24 Mar 1973 2 at age 89, and was buried in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.

Marriage Notes: Based on info in 1930 census, Sue was 22 at first marriage.

The child from this marriage was:

   87 F    i. Rose White Kenney [313] 2 was born about 1909 in Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA.840

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 1004 Pine Street, Richmond, Richmond (city), Virginia, USA. 804-288-4627

2. Occupation: teacher, 1930, Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA. 840

Rose married John David Shaw [314] 2 [MRIN: 143] in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.2

Steven next married Pearl Marmaduke Etheridge [302] 626 [MRIN: 75], daughter of Edward Everette Etheridge [307] and Virginia Cabiness Sessoms [308], in 1900.626 Pearl was born in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, USA 626 and died in May 1904 in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA.626

Marriage Notes: Based on info in 1930 census, he was 26 when first married.

The child from this marriage was:

   88 M    i. Steven Etheridge Winston Kenney [315] was born on 7 Apr 1903, was baptized in Windsor, Bertie, North Carolina, USA, and died on 27 Jun 1979 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, USA at age 76.

Steven married Fannie Person Rudge [316] [MRIN: 144], daughter of William Jerome Rudge [317] and Ethel Josephine Adams [318], on 28 Jan 1928 in Monroe, Union, North Carolina, USA.2 Fannie was born on 30 May 1905 in Monroe, Union, North Carolina, USA, died in 1961 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, USA at age 56, and was buried in Monroe, Union, North Carolina, USA.

63. James William Mathews II [116] 328,637,638,639,640 was born on 19 Dec 1877 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,328,422,637,640,641,642 died on 25 Feb 1928 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 422,638,640,643,644 at age 50, and was buried on 27 Feb 1928 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.422,640,642 The cause of his death was Diabetes w/ secondary cause: carbuncle on back 422.,642 Another name for James was "Willie."

Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: U.S., 1880, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. Age 2. Called "Willie."

2. Census: U.S., Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 328

3. Residence: 56 Second Street, Jun 1880, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 328

4. Residence: 1520 Prentis Avenue, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 637

5. Occupation: self-employed master plumber, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 637

6. Physical Description: tall height, stout build, grey eyes, brown hair, 12 Sep 1918. 637

7. Military: WW1 draft registration card, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 637 Name: James William Mathews
Address: 1520 Prentis Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
Age: 40 Date of Birth: December 19th, 1877
Race: white Citizen: native born
Occupation: master plumber
Employer's name: conducts own business
Place of Employment: 1520 Prentis Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
Nearest Relative: Mary R. Mathews (wife)
1520 Prentis Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
I affirm that I have vertified the above answers and that they are true
James William Mathews
Registrar's Report:
Height: tall Build: stout
Color of eyes: grey Color of hair: brown
Has person lost arm, leg, hand, foot, or both eyes or otherwise disabled: no
R. C. Barclay, Registrar
Date: Sept. 12, 1918
Local Board, City of Portsmouth
Municipal Building
Portsmouth, Va.

8. Residence: 1520 Prentis Avenue, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 841 James W. Mathews, plumber h 1520 Prentis Av

9. Occupation: plumber, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 642,842

10. Residence: 1417 Prentis Avenue, 1928, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 643

11. Tombstone: 1928, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 640 Tombstone:
James Wm. Mathews
1877--1928

12. Obituary: 26 Feb 1928, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 843 James William Mathews, 50, died yesterday morning at a local hospital, after an illness of three years. Funeral services will be conducted Monday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from the residence, 1417 Prentis Avenue.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Reetta C. Mathews; two daughters, Miss Anna Mathews and Miss Emily Mathews; two sons, J. William Mathews and John W. Mathews; and three brothers, E. E. Mathews, Seth W. Mathews, and M. Stuart Mathews.

James married Mary Reata Cooke [124] 844,845 [MRIN: 55], daughter of John William Cooke [182] and Emily Connelly [183], on 9 Mar 1907. Mary was born on 12 Aug 1885 in Baltimore, Baltimore (city), Maryland, USA,422,845 died on 17 Sep 1961 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 422,845 at age 76, and was buried on 19 Sep 1961 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.422,846 Other names for Mary were Mary Re. Etta,422, and643 Mary ReEtta.846

Noted events in her life were:

1. Religion: member of Elm Avenue Methodist Church, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 846

2. Organizations: member of Esther Chapter 37, Order of Eastern Star, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 846

3. Residence: 1520 Prentis Avenue, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 844

4. Residence: 1417 Prentis Avenue, Sep 1961, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 846

5. Obituary: 18 Sep 1961, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 847 Portsmouth--Mrs. Mary ReEtta Mathws, 76, of 1417 Prentis Ave. died in a hospital here Sunday at 1:25 a.m.
A Baltimore native, she was a daughter of John W. and Emily Connelly Cook and the widow of James William Mathews Sr. and lived here 55 years. She was a member of Elm Avenue Methodist Church and Esther Chapter 37, Order of Eastern Star.
Surviving are two daughters. Mrs. Anna m. Hunt of Portsmouth and Mrs. Harry G. Galladay of Savannah, Tenn.; two sons, James W. Mathews, Jr. of Portsmouth and John W. Mathews of New York, N.Y.; a sister, Mrs. Anna Buppart of Baltimore; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchlldren.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Elm Avenue Methodist Church with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church from Snellings Funeral Home at 1 p.m.

6. Funeral notice: 19 Sep 1961, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 848 Portsmouth--A funeral service for Mrs. Mary ReEtta Mathews, who died Sunday, will be held today at 2 p.m. in Elm Avenue Methodist Church with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m.

7. Tombstone: 1961, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 849 Tombstone:
Mary R. Mathews
1885-1961

Children from this marriage were:

   89 F    i. Anna Marguerite Mathews [125] 643,846,850 was born on 6 Jan 1908 in Newport News, Newport News (city), Virginia, USA 850 and died between 1961 and 1996 846,851 about age 53.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 1961, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 846

2. Residence: 1417 Prentis Avenue, 1929, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 850

Anna married Ralph Sasser Hunt [130] 846,850 [MRIN: 62], son of J. B. Hunt [2227] and Juainta Sasser [2228], on 6 Sep 1929 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.850 Ralph was born on 10 Aug 1900 in Goldsboro, Wayne, North Carolina, USA,850 died on 14 Dec 1944 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 852 at age 44, and was buried in Dec 1944 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 6 Sep 1929, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 853 Marriage License: Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to-wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriage:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and cedremonies of your Church or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Ralph S. Hunt and Anna M. Mathews
Given under my hand as Clerk of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth this 6th day of September 1929
L. L. Thompson, Clerk
By A. W. Robinson, D.C.
Marriage Certificate
Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth.
Date of Marriage: September 6, 1929 Place of Marriage: Norfolk Co., Va.
Ralph Sasser Hunt and Anna Margueretta Mathews
Age of Husband: 29 years Age of Wife: 21 years
Condition of Husband: single Condition of Wife: single
Race: white
Husband's Birthplace: Goldsboro, N.C. Wife's Birthplace: Newport News
Husband's Address: 1417 Prentis Ave. Wife's Address: 1417 Prentis Ave
Husband's parents: J. B. Hunt & Juainta Sasser
Wife's parents: J. W. Mathews & Mary ReEtta Cook
Husband's occupation: Air service, U.S. Navy
Given under my hand this 6th day of September 1929
L. L. Thompson, Clerk
By: A. W. Robinson, D.C.
Certificate of Time and Place of Marriage
I, John Bomar, minister of the Baptist Church, or religious order of that name, do certify that on the 6th day of Sept 1929 at Norfolk County, Virginia, under authority of the above license, I joined together in the Holy State of Matrimony the persons named and described therein. I qualified and gave bond according to law authorizing me to clebrate the rites of marriage in the City of Portsmouth, State of Virginia.
Given under my hand this 6th day of September 1929.
John Bomar

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: Air service with U.S. Navy, 1929. 850

2. Residence: 1417 Prentis Avenue, 1929, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 850

   90 M    ii. James William Mathews Jr. [126] 422,851,854,855 was born on 21 Mar 1910 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,851,854,855 died on 23 Mar 1996 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 422,851,854 at age 86, and was buried on 26 Mar 1996 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.422,851,854,856

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: retired marine machinist at Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 37 years, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 851

2. Religion: member of First Presbyterian Church, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 851

3. Organizations: a Mason for more than 50 years. 851 past master of America Masonic Lodge # 330; charter member of America-Fellowship Masonic Lodge #148; Mount Horeb Royal Arch Chapter # 11; Portsmouth Commandery # 5 Knights Templar; Portsmouth Scottish Rite Bodies; past patron of Fellowship Chapter # 140 O.E.S.; United Commerical Travelers Council # 298

4. Occupation: machinist at N.N.S.Y., 1952, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 855

5. Residence: 1417 Prentis Avenue, 1952, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 855

6. Residence: 1961, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 846

7. Obituary: 25 Mar 1996, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 857 Portsmouth--James William Mathews Jr., 86, of the 2000 block of Wyoming Ave., died March 23, 1996, in a Portsmouth hospital.
Mr. Mathews, a native of Portsmouth, was retired as a marine machinist from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 37 years. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Portsmouth; a Mason for more than 50 years; past master of America Masonic Lodge # 330; charter member of America-Fellowship Masonic Lodge # 148; Mount Horeb Royal Arch Chapter # 11; Portsmouth Commandery # 5 Knights Templar; Portsmouth Scottish Rite Bodies; past patron of Fellowship Chapter # 140 O.E.S.; United Commerical Travelers Council # 298.
Survivors include his wife, Caroline T. Mathews; a son, James E. Mathews of Portsmouth; a sister, Emily Galladay of Lynchburg, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Loving Funeral Home, Churchland, by Dr. Walter Kennedy. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. A Masonic Serice will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with visitation following. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be sent to the Building Fund of First Presbyterian Church.

8. Tombstone: 1996, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 854 Tombstone:
James Wm. Mathews Jr.
1910--1996
(mason symbol)

9. Residence: 2000 block of Wyoming Avenue, 1996, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 851

James married Rose Caroline Thornton [129] 851,855 [MRIN: 63], daughter of George H. Thornton [2254] and Anna Newton [2255], on 13 Sep 1952 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.858 Rose was born in 1911 in Sampson Co., North Carolina 855 and died after 1996.851

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: at First Presbyterian Church, 13 Sep 1952, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 858 Certificate of Marriage
City of Portsmouth, Commonwealth of Virginia
Groom: James William Mathews Bride: Rosa Caroline Thornton
Bride's Maiden Name: Rosa Caroline Thornton
Groom's Age: 42 years Bride's Age: 40 years
Groom's Race: white Bride's Race: white
Groom's condition: single Bride's condition: single
No. time prev. married: none No. time prev. married: none
Groom's occupation: machinist Bride's occupation: saleslady
Groom's industry: N.N.S.Y.
Groom's birthplace: Portsmouth, Va. Bride's birthplace: Sampson Co., N.C.
Groom's Father: James Willliam Mathews Bride's Father; George H. Thornton
Groom's Mother: Mary R. Cook Bride's Mother: Anna Newton
Groom's Residence: 1417 Prentis Avenue, Portsmouth, Va.
Bride's Residence: 1913 Prentis Avenue, Portsmouth, Va.
Date of Proposed Marriage: September 13, 1952
Place of Proposed Marriage: Portsmouth, Virginia
Given under my hand this 9th day of September 1952
Wm. Hodges Baker, Clerk
By: Margaret V. Williams, Deputy Clerk of the Hustings Court
Certificate of Date & Place of Marriage
I, The Rev. James E. Graham Minister of the Presbyterian, U.S. Church, or religious order of that name, do certify that on the 13th day of September 1952, Portsmouth, Virginia, under authority of this license, I joined together in the Holy State of Matrimony the persons named and described therein, I qualified and gave bond in the city of Portsmouth, according to law, authorizing me to celebrate the rites of marriage in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Given under my hand this 13th day of September 1952
Address of celebrant: First Presbyterian Church, Portsmouth, Virginia
The Rev. James E. Graham

Noted events in her life were:

1. Occupation: saleslady, 1952, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 855

2. Residence: 1913 Prentis Avenue, 1952, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 855

   91 F    iii. Emily Francis Mathews [127] 643,846,851,859 was born on 12 Aug 1918 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 859 and died after 1996.851

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 1417 Prentis Avenue, 1940, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 859

2. Residence: 1961, Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, USA. 846

3. Residence: 1996, Lynchburg, Lynchburg (city), Virginia, USA. 851

Emily married Harry Goodloe Galliday [132] 846,851,859 [MRIN: 64], son of Judson Galliday [2229] and Florence Ella Scrugs [2230], on 12 Jul 1940 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.860 Harry was born in 1907 in Lynchburg, Lynchburg (city), Virginia, USA.

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 12 Jul 1940, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 860 Certificate of Marriage
Commonwealth of Virginia, City of Portsmouth
Groom: Harry Goodloe Galladay Bride: Emily Frances Mathews
Groom's Age: 32 Bride's Age: 23
Groom's race: white Bride's race: white
Groom's status: single Bride's status: single
Groom's no. times married: none Bride's no. times married: none
Groom's occupation: welder Bride's maiden name: Emily Frances Mathews
Groom's birthplace: Norwood, Va. Bride's birthplace: Portsmouth, Va.
Groom's father: Judson Galladay Bride's father: James William Mathews
Groom's mother: Florence Ella Scrugs Bride's mother: Mary ReEtta Cook
Groom's residence: 997 Fourth Streeet, Portsmouth, Va.
Bride's residence: 1417 Prentis Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
Date of Proposed Marriage: July 12, 1940
Place of Proposed Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Given under my hand this 9th day of July 1940
By: Alegie E. Ollavie, Deputy Clerk of Hustings Court
Certificate of Time and Place of Marriage
I, Ernest W. Aarin, a minister of the Methodist Church, or religious order of that name, do certify that on the 12th day of July 1940, at Portsmouth, Virginia, under authority of this license, I joined together in the Holy State of Matrimony the persons named and described therein. I qualified and gave bond according to law authorizing me to celebrate the rites of marriage in the county of Christiansburg Commonwealth of Virginia.
Given under my hand this 12th day of July 1940.
Address of celebrant: 1135 A Street, Portsmouth
Ernest W. Aaron

Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt Birth: 1908, Norwood, Virginia. 859

2. Occupation: welder, 1940, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 859

3. Residence: 997 Fourth Street, 1940, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 859

   92 M    iv. John William Mathews [128] 643,846 was born on 21 Jul 1918 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA and died between 1961 and 1996 846,851 about age 43.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: 1961, New York, New York, New York, USA. 846

John married Ottilie H. Weitzel [72] [MRIN: 41] on 7 May 1943. Ottilie was born in 1920 and died in 1973 at age 53.

64. Edwin Elvington Mathews [117] 631,645,646,647,648,649 was born on 30 Jan 1881 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,75,645,647,648,649 died on 18 Dec 1931 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 631,639,646,650 at age 50, and was buried on 20 Dec 1931 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.646,648,651 The cause of his death was Probably cerebral hemorage 646.,648

General Notes: Portsmouth, VA deaths

Mathews Family says 31 Jan and 19 Dec

Noted events in his life were:

1. Religion: member of Park View Methodist Church. 631

2. Residence: 1903, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 649

3. Occupation: electrician, 1903, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 649

4. Military: WW1 draft registration card, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 645 Name: Edwin Elvington Mathews
Address: 425 Cooke St., Portsmouth, Va.
Age: 37 Date of Birth: Jan. 30, 1881
Race: white U.S. Citizen: native born
Occupation: salesman
Employer's Name: American Loft Co.
Place of Employment: (unreadable), Portsmouth, Va.
Nearest Relative: Laura Edwina Mathews--wife
425 Cooke St., Portsmouth, Va.
I affirm that I have vertified the above answers and that they are true
E. E. Mathews
Registrar's Report:
Height: medium Build: medium
Color of eyes: grey Color of hair: brown
Date: Sept 12, 1918
Local Board
City of Portsmouth
Municipal Building
Portsmouth, Virginia

5. Residence: 425 Cooke Street, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 645

6. Occupation: salesman with American Loft Co., 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 645

7. Physical Description: medium height, medium build, grey eyes, brown hair, 12 Sep 1918. 645

8. Residence: 425 N. Elm Avenue, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 841 Edward E. Mathews, slsmn Norfolk-Portsmouth Confectionery Co Inc h 425 N. Elm Av

9. Occupation: salesman for Norfolk-Portsmouth Confectionery Co., Inc., 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 842

10. Residence: 425 N. Elm Avenue, 1931, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 646

11. Occupation: salesman for the Norfolk & Portsmouth Confectionery Company, 1931. 631

12. Tombstone: Oak Grove Cemetery, 1931, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 647 Tombstone reads:
Our Beloved Father
Edwin E. Mathews
1881-1931

13. Obituary: 19 Dec 1931, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 631 Salesman Falls Dead on Street
Edwin E. Mathews Topples to Pavement at High and Water Streets
Edwin E. Mathews, 50, a salesman in the employ of the Norfolk & Portsmouth Confectionery Company, living at 425 North Elm Avnue, fellunconscious at High and Water Streets at 9:45 o'clock last night. Policemem Culpepper and Brockwell went to his assistance, and took him in the police ambulance to King's Daughters' Hospital. He was pronounced dead on arrival.
Mr. Mathews was son of the late matthew J. and Mrs. Mattie Neville Mathews. He is survived by two daughters, Misses Mary E. and Margaret H. Mathews; a son, Edwin E. Mathews, Jr., and two brothers, S. E. Mathews, of Suffolk, and M. S. Mathews, of this city.
He held membership in Park View Methodist Church.
The body was viewed by the coroners, who gave permission for its removal to the Snellings Funeral Home to be prepared for burial. Funeral arrangements will be announced tomorrow morning.

14. Funeral notice: 20 Dec 1931, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 651 Edwin E. Mathews, aged 50, who collapsed at High and Water Streets Friday nigh and was dead when police arrived with him at King's Daughters Hospital, will be buried this afternoon in Oak Grove Cemetery. Funeral service will be conducted in Park View Methodist church at 3 o'clock.
Mr. Mathews was a candy salesman in the employ of the Norfolk and Portsmouth Confectionery Company. He lived at 425 North Elm Avenue.

15. Funeral: 20 Dec 1931, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 861 Edwin E. Mathews, a salesman, who dropped dead Friday night at High and Water Streets, was buried yesterday afternoon in Oak Grove Cemetery. Funeral service was conducted at 3 o'clock in Park View Methodist Church and was largely attended. The Rev. H. W. Dunkley, pastor, officiated.
during the service the choir sang "Abide With Me:. Miss Alice Stewart also sang as a solo, "The Old Rugged Cross". The casket was covered with a spray of Easter lillies.
The pallbearers were as follows: Honorary, Leon Lasting, J. L. Story, F. C. Hanrahan, W. C. Gleason, Jr., C. J. Montague, W. F. Hoggard, H. C. Pollard, H. A. Powell, a. N. Mahoney and H. R. Diggs. Active: C. E. Wise, J. B. Haskett, A. D. Rapp, J. E. Davis, Clyde R. Smith, C. E. Mahoney, W. D. Clark and J. H. Sykes.

16. Residence: 8 Jan 1932, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 652 319 Webster Avenue

Edwin married Laura Edwina Powers [118] 649,862,863 [MRIN: 56], daughter of John C. Powers [363] and Mary J. Davis [364], on 28 Oct 1903 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 652.,653 Laura was born on 3 Feb 1883 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,649,863 died on 27 Oct 1919 in Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia 863,864 at age 36, and was buried on 29 Oct 1919 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.863,865 The cause of her death was Pulmonary tuberculosis.865

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 28 Oct 1903, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 653 Marriage License
Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Edwin Elvington Mathews and Laura Edwena Powers
Given under my hand, as Clerk of the Court of Hustings Court of the city of Portsmouth, this 27th day of October 1903.
C. T. Phillips, Clerk
Time of Marriage: October 28, 1903 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Names of Parites Married: Edwin Elvington Mathews & Laura Edwena Powers
Color: white
Husband's age: 22 yrs. 9 wks Wife's age: 20 yrs.
Husband's condition: single Wife's condition: single
Husband's birth: Portsmouth, Va. Wife's birth: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's residence: Norfolk Co., Va. Wife's residence: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's parents: M. J. & Mattie E. Mathews
Wife's parents: John C. & Mary J. Powers
Husband's occupation: electrician
Given under my hand this 27 day of October 1903
C. T. Phillips, Clerk
Certificate of Time and Place of Marriage
I, J. N. Latham, a minister of the M. E. Church, South, or religious order of that name, do certify that on the 28th day of October 1903, at Portsmouth, Va., under authority of the above license, I united in marriage the persons named and described therein.
Given under my hand this 31 st day of October 1903.
J. N. Latham

Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt Birth: 7 Mar 1883, Virginia. 865

2. Residence: 1903, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 649

3. Residence: 425 Cooke Street, 12 Sep 1918, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 862,865

Children from this marriage were:

   93 M    i. Edwin Elvington Mathews Jr. [119] 866,867 was born on 4 Sep 1904 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,867 died on 3 Sep 1990 in Sun City, Hillsborough, Florida, USA at age 85, and was buried in Sep 1990 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: 425 N. Elm Avenue, 1925-1929, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 841,867 Edwin E. Mathews Jr., h 425 N. Elm Av

2. Occupation: runner Bank of Tidewater Inc., 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 842 Elverton Mathews runner Bank of Tidewater Inc. h 425 N. Elm Ave

3. Occupation: book keeper for Bank of Tidewater, Oct 1929, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 867

Edwin married Margaret Virginius Hanrahan [123] 867 [MRIN: 58], daughter of Virginus Carlton Hanarahan [365] and Annie Butler [366], on 3 Oct 1928 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.867 Margaret was born on 31 Aug 1909 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,867 died on 11 Aug 1997 in Sun City, Hillsborough, Florida, USA at age 87, and was buried in Aug 1997 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 3 Oct 1928, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 868 Marriage License: Virginia, City of Portsmouth, to-wit:
To any person licensed to celebrate marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Edwin Elvington Mathews and Margaret Virginius Hanrahan
Given under my hand as Clerk of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth this 3rd day of October 1928.
E. Thompson, Clerk
By A. W. Robinson, D.C.
Marriage Certificate
Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth.
Date of Marriage: October 3rd 1928 Place of Marriage: Portsmouth, Va.
Edwin Elvington Mathews Jr. and Margaret Virginius Hanrahan
Age of Husband: 24 years Age of Wife: 19 years
Condition of Husband: single Condition of Wife: single
Race: white
Husband's Birthplace: Portsmouth, Va. Wife's Birthplace: Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Address: 425 N. Elm Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
Wife's Address: 421 Queen St., Portsmouth, Va.
Husband's Parents: Edwin E. Mathews & Laura Edwena Powers
Wife's Parents: Virginius Hanrahan and Annie Butler
Husband's Occupation: book keeper, Bank of Tidewater Inc.
Given under my hand this 3rd day of October 1928
E. Thompson, Clerk
By A. W. Robinson, D.C.
Certificate of Time and Place of Marriage I, F. M. Hawley, a minister of the Presbyterian Church, or religious order of that name, do certify that on the 3rd day of October 1929, at Portsmouth, Virginia, under authority of the above license, I joined together in the Holy State of Matrimony the persons named and described therein. I qualified and gave bond according to law authorizing me to celebrate the rites of marriage in the City of Portsmouth, State of Virginia.
Given under my hand this 16th day of October 1928.
F. M. Hawley

Marriage Notes: Married at home of Presbyterian minister.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 421 Queen Street, Oct 1929, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 867

   94 F    ii. Mary Elizabeth Mathews [120] 866,869 was born on 18 Jun 1912 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 869 and died after 1931.866

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 1990, Florida.

Mary married Alfred Walker Torrence [39] 869,870 [MRIN: 24] on 6 Apr 1940 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.870 Alfred was born on 24 Nov 1909,869 died on 23 Apr 1996 in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, USA 869 at age 86, and was buried in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, USA.

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Bridal Parties: parties to celebrate upcoming marriage, 17 Mar 1940, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 871 Parties for Miss Mary Mathews
Miss Mary Mathews whose marriage to Alfred Torrence of Jacksonville, Fla., will take place April 6th was guest of honor yesterday at pretty luncheon given at Ames & Brownley Tea Room by her sister, Miss Margaret Mathews and Mrs. Leonard Cross.
Covers were laid for 10, the guest in addition to Miss Mathews were Miss Virginia Kidd, Miss Helen Hillman, Miss Pete Hendrix, Miss Doll Huff, Miss Christian Reynolds, Mrs. Blanch Waters, Mrs. Dorothy Hutchinson and the hostesses.
Mrs. Linwood Roberts will entertain at a bridge party at the home of her mother, Mrs. Raymond Hutchins, on Webster Avenue Tuesday, March 19 in honor of Miss Mathews, and also Miss Ruth Porter, whose Marriage to Jack Nix will take place on Saturday, April 20.
Mrs. Harry Hopewell will entertain on Saturday, March 23, at a luncheon at W. G. Swartz Tea Room in honor of Miss Mathews.
MIss Laura Rollins will entertain for her at a bridge party and kitchen shower on Wednesday, March 27, and the members of Miss Mathews bridge club will entertain for her on Saturday, March 30, at a bridge luncheon at the Sign of the Ship Tea Room.

2. Bridal Bridge Party: bridge party in compliment of two April bride elects, 19 Mar 1940, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 872 Mrs. Linwood Roberts Entertains Tonight for Miss Mary Mathews and Miss Ruth Porter
Mrs. Linwood Roberts will entertain tonight at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hutchins in Webster Avenue, at a bridge party in compliment to two of the April bride elects, Miss Mary Mathews, who will wed Alfred Torrence, and Miss Ruth Porter, who is to wed John T. Nix. A color scheme of pink and white will be used. The foral decorations will be snapdragons, sweet peas and stock, in shades of pink and white.
Bridge will be played at six tables.
The guests, in addition to the two guests of honor, will be Mrs. E. E. Mathews, Mrs. Leonard Cross, Mrs. Edward Riley, Mrs. Robert Powers, Jr., Mrs. Atwil Boze, Mrs. Lee Johnston, Mrs. Bruce Bartlett, Mrs. Jack Brownlee, Mrs. Frederick Hope Ayers, Jr., Mrs. Harry Hopewell, Mrs. Clyde Rawles, Mrs. W. W. Dyson, Mrs. Robert Butler, Mrs. Rudolph Mason, Miss Ethel Dail, Miss Laura Rollins, Miss Ruth Davis, Miss Alice Hodges, Miss Evelyn Kneeberg, Miss Louise Bullock, Miss Virginia Martin and Miss Emily McGavok.

   95 F    iii. Margaret Helen Mathews [121] 870,873 was born on 14 Oct 1919 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA, died on 31 Jan 1971 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA at age 51, and was buried in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.

Margaret married Ernest Tatem Snow [122] [MRIN: 59]. The marriage ended in divorce.

Marriage Notes: Mary Mathews Torrence: Marriage was wartime romance, very brief.

66. Seth Waters Mathews [145] 631,643,659,660,661 was born on 5 Jun 1890 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,659 died on 5 Oct 1949 in Suffolk, Nansemond Co., Virginia 631 at age 59, and was buried on 7 Oct 1949 in Suffolk, Nansemond Co., Virginia.662

Noted events in his life were:

1. Physical Description: tall, medium build, hazel eyes, & red hair, 5 Jun 1917. 659

2. Residence: 1124 Holiday Street, 5 Jun 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 659

3. Occupation: salesman at E. F. Beale & Sons, Inc., 5 Jun 1917, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 659

4. Military: WW1 draft registration card, 5 Jun 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 659 Name: Seth Waters Mathews Age: 27
Address: 1124 Holiday, Portsmouth, Va.
Date of Birth: June 5, 1890 Natural born
Place of Birth: Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.
Occupation: salesman
By whom employed: E. L. Beale & Sons, Inc.
Where employed: Norfolk, Va.
Have you a father, mother, wife, or child under 12, or sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support: wife & child
Married or single: married Race: caucasian
Have you had any military service: rank: electricman branch: naval military
years: 1 Where: U.S.A.
I affirm that I have vertified the above answers and that they are true
Seth Waters Mathews
Registrar"s Report:
Height: tall Build: medium
Color of eyes: hazel Color of hair: red Bald: no
John N. Flemming Jr., Registrar
Precinct: Marshall
City of County: Portsmouth
State: Virginia
Date: June 5, 1917

5. Funeral: served as a pallbearer for Ada Cocke Manning, 29 Jul 1922, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 660

6. Residence: 1029 Ann Street, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 841 Seth W. Mathews, slsmn h 1029 Ann

7. Occupation: salesman, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 842

8. Residence: Dec 1931, Suffolk, Suffolk (city), Virginia, USA. 631

9. Funeral notice: 7 Oct 1949, Suffolk, Suffolk (city), Virginia, USA. 874 Suffolk, Oct. 6--Funeral services for Seth W. Mathews will be conducted Friday at 3 p.m. at Main Street Methodist Church by the Rev. John Blakemore, pastor.
Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, with Masonic rites at the graveside.

10. Funeral: 8 Oct 1949, Suffolk, Suffolk (city), Virginia, USA. 875 Suffolk, Oct. 7--Funeral services for Seth W. Mathews were conducted today at Main Street Methodist Church by the Rev. John Blakemore, pastor, and burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Edward R. Beisel, A. T. Etheridge and S. A. Lock, of Portsmouth, and Raymond C. Starkey, W. Theodore Myrick, Mark H. Culbertson, Earl Russell, William M. Birdsong, Blackwell Cross and B. O. Hill, of Suffolk.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the board of stewards of Main Street Church, the Lions Club, the Travelers Protective Association, and Suffolk Lodge No. 30, A. F. & A. M. Members of the Masonic Lodge conducted services at the graveside.

Seth married Nance Goodwin Hart [190] [MRIN: 50] on 23 Dec 1912. Nance was born on 11 Jan 1884 and died on 15 Sep 1936 at age 52.

The child from this marriage was:

   96 F    i. Isabel Payne Mathews [97] was born on 9 Jan 1916 and died in 1998 at age 82.

Isabel married Fred Adwell Boze [98] [MRIN: 49] on 18 Dec 1937. Fred was born on 5 Oct 1909 and died on 19 May 1982 at age 72.

Seth next married Helen Land Simpson [191] 663 [MRIN: 83], daughter of Thomas Mcnider Simpson [192] and Jocasta Land Gray [193], on 27 Jul 1940.663 Helen was born on 6 Apr 1901 in Danville, Danville (city), Virginia, USA, died on 16 Jul 1999 in Suffolk, Suffolk (city), Virginia, USA at age 98, and was buried on 20 Jul 1999 in Suffolk, Suffolk (city), Virginia, USA.876

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 1991, Suffolk, Suffolk (city), Virginia, USA.

The child from this marriage was:

   97 M    i. James Simpson Mathews [194] was born on 9 Jun 1941 in Suffolk, Suffolk (city), Virginia, USA.

James married Melissa Kinsey [3] [MRIN: 5] on 28 Nov 1970 in Scarsdale, Westchester, New York, USA. Melissa was born on 1 Jun 1937.

67. Mathew Stewart Mathews [146] 631,643,661,664,665,666 was born on 18 Nov 1893 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,665,666 died on 7 Aug 1974 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 631,666 at age 80, and was buried on 9 Aug 1974 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.260

Noted events in his life were:

1. Social Security Number: 229-10-3288.

2. Religion: member of Park View United Methodist Church & its Board of Trustees, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 666

3. Orgainzations: members of Naval Masonic Lodge 100, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 666 Charter member of Portsmouth Scottish Rite Bodies, member of Khedive Shrine Temple and its Century Club, Meriam Eastern Star Chapter 94, Portsmouth Rotary Club, Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce, Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club, and Bide-A-Wee Golf Club.

4. Residence: 1914, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 667

5. Occupation: salesman, 1914, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 667

6. Military: WW1 draft registration card, 5 Jun 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 665 Name: Mathew Stewart Mathews Age: 23
Address: 1115 "B", Portsmouth, Va.
Date of Birth: Nov. 18th 1893 Natural born
Where were you born: Portsmouth, Va.
Occupation: salesman
By whom employed: E. T. Beale & Sons
Where employed: Norfolk
Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support: wife & two children
Married or single: married Race: caucasian
What military service have you had: none
I affirm that I have vertified the above answers and that they are true
Mathew Stewart Mathews
Registrar's Report:
Height: medium Build: medium
Color of eyes: brown Color of hair: brown Bald: no
Has person lost an arm, leg, hand, foot, or both eyes or is he otherwise physicially disabled: no
E. L. Allen, Registrar
Precinct: Marshall
City or County: Portsmouth
State: Virginia
Date: June 5, 1917

7. Residence: 1115 "B" Street, 5 Jun 1917, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 665

8. Occupation: salesman at E. F. Beale & Sons, 5 Jun 1917, Norfolk, Norfolk (city), Virginia, USA. 665

9. Physical Description: medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair, not bald, 5 Jun 1917. 665

10. Census: U.S. , 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 877 Matthew S. Mathews, head of household, own house w/mortgage, male, white, age 26, married, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: salesman with tobacco company, works for wages, address 301 Webster Ave.
Jessie Mathews, wife, female, white, age 26, married, can read & write, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., speaks English, occupation: none
Charlotte Mathews, daughter, female, white, age 5, single, does not attend school, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none
Matthew Mathews Jr., son, male, white, age 2 years, 9 months, single, born in Va., father born in Va., mother born in Va., occupation: none

11. Occupation: salesman with tobacco company, Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 878

12. Residence: 301 Webster Avenue, Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 878

13. Residence: 301 Webster Street, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 841 M. Stewart Mathews, slsmn, h 301 Webster Av

14. Occupation: salesman, 1925, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 842

15. Residence: Dec 1931, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 631

16. Residence: 517 Patrick Street, 1974, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 666

17. Occupation: vice president & founder of the Circle Restaurant, 1974, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 666

18. Obituary: 9 Aug 1974, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 879 M. Stewart Mathews, 80, Founder of Restaurant
Portsmouth--Mathew Stewart Mathews, 80, of 517 Patrick St., vice president of the Circle Restaurant and one of its founders, died Wednesday in a hospital.
A native of Portsmouth, he was the husband of Mrs. Jessie P. Mathews.
He was a member of Park View United Methodist Church and its Board of Trustees.
Long active in fraternal and civic activites, he was a 55-year Mason and member of Naval Masonic Lodge 100. He was a charter member of Portsmouth Scottish Rite Bodies, member of Khedive Shrine Temple and its Century Club, Meriam Eastern Star Chapter 94, Portsmouth Rotary Club, Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce, Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club, and Bide-A-Wee Golf Club.
Besides his widow, survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Harry L. Hopewell, and a son, M. Stewart Mathews, Jr., both of Portsmouth; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held today at 3:30 p.m. in Snellings Funeral Home by the Rev. William Taylor and the Rev. Harry Craver. Burial, with Masonic rites, will be in Olive Branch Cemetery.

Mathew married Jessie Ross Pedigo [65] 666,880 [MRIN: 35], daughter of Charles Seldon Pedigo [110] and Lillie Louise Ross [111], on 31 Jan 1914 in Roanoke, Roanoke (city), Virginia, USA.667 Jessie was born on 5 Jun 1888 in Vinton, Roanoke, Virginia, USA,667,880 died on 15 Apr 1984 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 880 at age 95, and was buried on 17 Apr 1984 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.880

Marriage Notes:

Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage: 31 Jan 1914, Roanoke, Roanoke (city), Virginia, USA. 881 Date of Marriage: 31 January 1914 Place of Marriage: Roanoke, Va.
Husband: M. S. Mathews Wife: Jessie R. Pedigo
Color: white Color: white
Age: 23 years Age: 25 years
Martial status: single Martial status: single
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Va. Birthplace: Roanoke, Va.
Residence: Portstmouth, Va. Residence: Roanoke, Va.
Parents: M. J. & S. P. Mathews Parents: C. S. & L. L. Pedigo
Occupation: salesman
Person performing ceremony: John B. Winn

Noted events in her life were:

1. Social Security Number: 225-74-9991.

2. Residence: 1914, Roanoke, Roanoke (city), Virginia, USA. 667

3. Census: U.S., Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 878 *living with husband, Matthew S. Matthews & children

4. Obituary: 16 Apr 1984, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 882 Portsmouth--Jessie Pedigo Mathews of 6 Fiarway Drive, a native of Roanoke and the widow of M. Steward mathews Sr., died Sunday in her home.
She was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Portsmouth Woman's Club and Miriam Chapter 94, Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Harry L. Hopewell of Portsmouth, a son, M. Steward Mathews Jr., also of Portsmouth; two sisters, Mrs. Ernest Mayhew of Fincastle and Ester Pulliam of Salem; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at graveside in Olive Branch Cemetery by the Rev. Clifton C. Blythe. Loving & Gay Funeral Home, Churchland Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. The family will be at her home.

5. Residence: 6 Fairway Drive, 1984, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 880

6. Religion: member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 880

7. Organizations: member of Portsmouth Women's Club, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 880 Miriam Charpter 94, Order of the Eastern Star

Children from this marriage were:

   98 F    i. Charlotte Ross Mathews [75] 666,880,883,884 was born on 6 Nov 1914 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.878

Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: U.S., Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 878 *living with parents, Matthew S. & Jessie Mathews

2. Residence: 1974, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 666

3. Residence: 1984, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 880

4. Residence: 1997, Newport News, Newport News (city), Virginia, USA.

5. Residence: 2002, Newport News, Newport News (city), Virginia, USA. 884

Charlotte married Harry Lynn Hopewell [4] 666 [MRIN: 6], son of William Robert Hopewell [106] and Rachel Ann Parson [109], on 30 Jan 1937 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. Harry was born on 10 Oct 1910 in Bridgeton, Craven, North Carolina, USA,883 died on 26 Nov 1988 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA 883 at age 78, and was buried on 28 Nov 1988 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.883

Marriage Notes:

Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Death: Alt. Death. Maryview Hospital

2. Occupation: Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. Businessman. Cofounder of The Circle Resturant in 1947.

3. Social Security Number: 225-09-3433.

4. Occupation: founder of the Circle Restaurant, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 883

5. Religion: member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church , Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 883

6. Organizations: charter member of Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 883

7. Residence: Fairway Drive, 1988, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 883

8. Occupation: retired self-employed residential developer, 1988, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 883

9. Obituary: 27 Nov 1988, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 885 Portsmouth--Harry Lynn Hopewell Sr., 78, of the first block of Fairway Drive, a retired self-employed residential developer, died Nov. 26, 1988, in a hospital.
Mr. Hopewell, a native of Bridgeton, N.C., was founder of the Circle Restaurant in Portsmouth. He was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church in Portsmouth. He was a charter member of the Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Mathews Hopewell; two daughters, Lou R. Hopewell of Powhatan, Va., and Nina H. Barnes of Chesapeake; two sons, H. Lynn Hopewell Jr. of Warrenton, Va. and Robert S. Hopewell of Falls Church; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Olive Branch Cemetery by the Rev. David J. Palmer. Friends may join the family at the residence. Sturtevant Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew's United Methodist Church.

   99 M    ii. Mathew Stewart Mathews Jr. [148] 666,880,884 was born on 10 Mar 1917 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA,884 died on 9 Jun 2002 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA at age 85, and was buried on 13 Jun 2002 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.884

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: Salesman, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 884 He worked for Old Dominion Tobacco Company.

2. Census: U.S., Jan 1920, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 878 *Iiving with parents, Matthew S. & Jessie Mathews

3. Occupation: Restaurateur, 1947, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 884 With his brother-in-law Harry Hopewell, he cofounded the Circle Restaurant which opened 10 November 1947, the date of the birth of Harry's younger daughter, Charlotte Nina Hopewell.

Also, opened "Rodman's Bones and Buddy's Restaurant.

4. Education: graduated from Wilson High School, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 884

5. Occupation: worked for the Old Dominion Tobacco Co. 884

6. Military Service: served in the Army during World War II. 884 Served with Patton's 3rd Army and earned two Bronze Stars.

7. Hobbies: avid golfer and life master bridge player. 884

8. Organizations: 50 year member of Washington-Lafayette Lodge No. 176, AF & AM,, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 884 Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons Port Norfolk No. 36 and Khedive Shrine Temple

9. Residence: 1974, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 666

10. Residence: 1984, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 880

11. Obituary: 11 Jun 2002, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 886 Portsmouth--M. Stewart Mathews Jr. of the 100 block of Yorkshire Road passed away in his home surrounded by his family. He was 85.
Mr. Mathews was the son of the late M. Stewart and Jessie Pedigo Mathews. A lifelong resident of Portsmouth, he graduated from Wilson High School and worked for the Old Dominion Tobacco Co. before entering the Army prior to Pearl Harbor. Mr. Mathews rose to the rank of first lieutenant and earned two Bronze Stars for heroism while serving with Patton's 3rd Army. After World War II, Mr. Mathews, along with his father and brother-in-law, Harry Hopewell founded The Circle Restaurant in Portsmouth. Over the next 40 years, the Circle bacame a Portsmouth landmark, known as one of Tidewater's finest restaurants. He knew his customers by name and everyone in Portsmouth knew "Stewart." A few years after retiring from the Circle, he returned to the restaurant business and opened "Rodman's Bones and Buddy's Restaurant. Mr. Mathews was an avid golfer, a life master bridge player, a 50-year member of Washington-Lafayette Lodge No. 176, AF & AM, Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons Port Norfolk No. 36 and Khedive Shrine Temple.
The widower of Peggy Silber Mathews, he is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 26 years, Isabel; his sons, Mathew S. Mathews III and wife Tina of Poolesville, Md., Richard E. Mathews and wife Charlie of Chesapeake, Reed S. Mathews and wife Annie of Lincolnville, Maine; his daughter, Linden Ross Mathews-Boone and husband Jim Boone of Wilmington, N.C.; his sons, Keith D. Mathews and wife Nicki Nixon of Virginia Beach and Craig D. Mathews of Richmond, Va.; 11 grandchildren; a sister, Charlotte M. Hopewell of Newport News; and numerous nieces, nephews, borthers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Centenary United Methodist Church by the Rev. James D. Thomas. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Virginia Dept. of the Blind/Lib. & Resource Center, 395 Azalea Ave., Richmond, Va. 23227 or a local charity.

12. Residence: 100 block of Yorkshire Road, 2002, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA. 884

Mathew married Mary Sophia Silber [149] [MRIN: 84], daughter of Ernest Linden Silber [164] and Blanche Frasier [165], on 28 Dec 1943. Mary was born on 22 Jun 1916 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, died on 3 May 1975 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA at age 58, and was buried on 5 May 1975 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA.

Mathew next married Isabel [2145] 884 [MRIN: 723] about 1976.884


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