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Catharine Shuman Family

Catharine SHUMAN, daughter of John SHUMAN and Elizabeth SMITH, was born about 1788 in Georges Twp, Fayette Co PA. She died in 1848 at Ministers Run in Amos, Paw Paw Creek, Marion Co. WV. She was named for her (great?) aunt, Catharine Shuman Cunningham.

She married James KENDALL, son of Samuel KENDALL and Mary SMITH, who was born 2 Jun 1789. He died 20 September 1867 at Ministers Run in Amos, Paw Paw Creek, Marion Co. WV. His occupations included Teacher, Farmer, Cooper, and Carpenter. They had the following children:

1.1 Nancy KENDALL. Born about 1805 on Monongalia Co, VA. She married James KERNS 30 August 1828, Monongalia Co, WV.

1.2 Sarah KENDALL. Born about 1808 in Monongalia Co, WV. She married H4 Levi SHUMAN, son of Henry SHUMAN and Sarah Temple KENDALL, 25 Aug 1825. Claud C. Kendall gives marriage date as 4-9-1825.

1.3 Levina KENDALL. Born about 1811 in Monongalia Co, VA. She married John W. BATSON, Jr. Born 20 Dec 1824 in Monongalia Co, VA. Died 4 Dec 1894 in Marion Co., WV.

1.4 Ransom KENDALL Jr. Born 28 March 1816. Died 12 October 1887 in Ritchie Co. WV. He was called Ransom, Jr. to distinguish him from the other, earlier Ransom, even though they were not father and son.

He married Lydia REX, 27 August 1838. Born 25 Aug 1820, PA, daughter of Eli REX and Sarah HALL. She died 25 Sep 1888 in Ritchie Co. WV. Ransom, Jr and his wife had 14 children:
1.4.1 James Emory KENDALL, 1840-1897
1.4.2 Amos KENDALL, 1841-1909
1.4.3 Anarie KENDALL, 1843-1923
1.4.4 Eli Rex KENDALL, 1844-1863
1.4.5 Jasper Newton KENDALL, 1846-1930
1.4.6 Emily Jane (Jennie) KENDALL, 22 Nov 1847-15 Sept 1875
1.4.7 Sarah Catharine, KENDALL 16 July 1849-23 Jan 1913
1.4.8 John Calvin, KENDALL 1850-1858
1.4.9 Mariah Louisa, KENDALL 3 Feb 1853-15 June 1893
1.4.10 Martha Lorana KENDALL, 1855-1925
1.4.11 William A KENDALL, 1858-
1.4.12 Mary Lovena KENDALL, 1869-1925
1.4.13 Marcellus Allen KENDALL, 23 July 1862 - Aft 1942
1.4.14 Bertha Blanche KENDALL, 26 Apr 1866 - Aft 1942

1.5 Rachel KENDALL. Born 1 June 1816 in Monongalia Co, VA and died 5 September 1877 in Marion Co, WV. She married Mansfield KENDALL, son of Ransom KENDALL Sr and Lucy KING, 11 Nov 1854. He was born in 1805 in Frederick Co, VA; died in MO.

1.6 James H. KENDALL. Born about 1821 in Monongalia Co, VA. On 6 March 1849 in Marion Co, VA, he married Elizabeth FLOYD, daughter of Henry Troutman FLOYD and Nancy CUNNINGHAM. She was born in 1826, in Monongalia Co, VA, and died in 1850. After 1860 James married Eleanor a, born about 1827.

1.7 Zelphia KENDALL. Born about 1822 in Monongalia Co, VA. She married Aaron KERNS.

1.8 Orpha KENDALL. Born about 1824 in Monongalia Co, VA. She died young.

1.9 Hannah Katharine KENDALL. Born 27 December 1826 in Monongalia Co, WV. Died 4 February 1904 in , Dents Run, Marion Co, WV. She married William HAYS III, 25 August 1841 in Monongalia Co, VA. He was born 7 September 1822 in Monongalia Co, VA. Died 16 March 1891, Dents Run, Marion Co, WV.

1.10 Anarie (Audrey) KENDALL. Born about 1827 in Monongalia Co, VA. She married Ansel AMOS 25 June 1840, Marion Co, VA.

1.11 Jeremiah KENDALL. Born about 1831 in Monongalia Co, VA. He married Delilah PARKS, 27 January 1849 in Morgantown, WV. She was born in Feb 1825 in Monongalia Co, VA and died after 21 Jun 1900, Tyler Co, WV. They had the following children:

1.11.1 David Jackson KENDALL
1.11.2 Jeremiah James KENDALL
1.11.3 Ziza M. KENDALL
1.11.4 Samuel Joseph KENDALL
1.11.5 Lydia A KENDALL
1.11.6 Lavina KENDALL
1.11.7 John Ransom KENDALL

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