Doddridge County Roots

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Sarah Ann GASTON

Female 1846 - 1922  (75 years)


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  • Name Sarah Ann GASTON  [1
    Born 24 Apr 1846  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1870, 1880  Southwest District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Union District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Feb 1922  [3
    Buried Gaston-Hart Cemetery, Upper Run, Summers, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1046  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2009 

    Father Daniel H. GASTON,   b. 27 Jun 1816, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1905, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Nancy DAVISSON,   b. 3 Jun 1818,   d. 8 Aug 1891, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1840  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David RICHARDS,   b. 16 Apr 1843, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1894  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1865  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Notes 
    • While all available records pertaining to him directly give his name as David Richards, he was listed as Daniel Richards in the death record and obituary of his son Daniel.

      1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Southwest Twp), enumerated on Sep 2 1870:
      David Richards, 27, farmer; Sarah A, 24; Mary J, 4; Daniel J, 2; Columbus, 22, farm laborer.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Southwest District), enumerated on Jun 1 1880:
      David Richards, 37, farmer; wife Sarah A, 34; dau Mary J, 14; son Daniel J, 12; dau Nancy E, 9; dau Eliza O, 6; dau Sarah R, 2.

      1900 Census, Ritchie Co, WV (Union District), enumerated on Jun 7 1900:
      Sarah A. Richards, 52, b. Apr 1848, farmer, widowed, mother of 8 children (all still living); son Daniel J, 32, b. May 1868, farm laborer, single; dau Eliza O, 26, b. May 1874, single; dau Lina, 22, b. Sep 1877, single; son Austin D, 18, b. Jul 1881; son Samuel M, 15, b. Nov 1884; dau Icy M, 8, b. Apr 1892; boarder Boyd Lipscomb, 27, b. Oct 1872, day laborer, single.
    Children 
     1. Mary Jane RICHARDS,   b. 5 Feb 1866, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1953, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Daniel J. RICHARDS,   b. 14 May 1868, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1968, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     3. Nancy E. RICHARDS,   b. CA 1871
     4. Eliza O. RICHARDS,   b. 28 May 1874, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1901  (Age 27 years)
     5. Sarah R. "Lina" RICHARDS,   b. 19 Sep 1877, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1971  (Age 93 years)
     6. Austin D. RICHARDS,   b. Jul 1881
     7. Samuel M. RICHARDS,   b. 28 Nov 1884,   d. 27 Nov 1912  (Age 27 years)
     8. Icy M. RICHARDS,   b. 1 Apr 1892, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1981, Marietta, Washington Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Family ID F2243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Gaston-Hart Cemetery, Upper Run, Summers, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1046_SarahAnnGaston_GastonHartCem_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg
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    Documents
    1046_RICHARDS_SarahGaston_1900Census_RitchieCoWV_UnionDist_7Jun1900.jpg
    1046_RICHARDS_SarahGaston_1900Census_RitchieCoWV_UnionDist_7Jun1900.jpg
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    1743_RICHARDS_David_1880Census_DoddridgeCoWV_SouthwestDist_1Jun1880.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    2. [S5] Headstone.

    3. [S227] DR Bk 3, p. 5.

    4. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR Bk 1-A, p. 250.
      Bride identified as Sarah Ann Gaston, age 19, born in Harrison Co, VA, dau of Daniel and Nancy Gaston. Ceremony performed by Eli M. Gaston.

    5. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).