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Permelia Shuman Family

Permelia SHUMAN, daughter of Henry SHUMAN and Sarah TEMPLE KENDALL, was born 6 Mar 1793 in VA and died 17 Mar 1874 in Grant District, Monongalia Co, WV .

About 1811 she married Jacob K. STRAIGHT, son of Jacob STRAIGHT & Elizabeth STRAIGHT. Born 16 Feb 1787 in Monongalia Co, WV; died in Monongalia Co, WV 20 Jul 1853. Their children were:

H1.1 Gabriel STRAIGHT. Born 24 Apr 1812 in Grant District, Monongalia Co, WV; died in Ritchie, Wetzel Co, WV 20 Jun 1887.

On 29 Oct 1831 Gabriel married Rachel MATHENY in Monongalia Co, WV. They had the following children:
H1.1.1 Permelia STRAIGHT (ca1835-1910)
H1.1.2 Jacob Matheny STRAIGHT (1836-1916)
H1.1.3 Elizabeth STRAIGHT (ca1838-)
H1.1.4 Sarah Jane STRAIGHT (1841-)
H1.1.5 Urias STRAIGHT (ca1843-)
H1.1.6 William E. STRAIGHT (1847-1865)
H1.1.7 Mary M STRAIGHT (1849-)
H1.1.8 Clarissa S. STRAIGHT (1853-)

H1.2 Urias STRAIGHT. Born 22 Oct 1814 in Monongalia Co, WV; died in Page Co, IA 15 Feb 1900.
On 3 Aug 1836 Urias E. married Diana HAYES, in Brown Co, OH.

H1.3 Levi J. STRAIGHT. Born 22 Apr 1816 in Grant District, Monongalia Co, WV; died in Paw Paw District, Marion Co, WV in 1888.
On 30 Jul 1841 Levi J. married Malinda Ann SMITH, in Monongalia Co, WV.

H1.4 Cyrena STRAIGHT. Born 23 Oct 1818 in Grant District, Monongalia Co, WV; died in Monongalia Co, WV in 1850. Buried in Neptune Family Cemetery, Pawpaw District, Marion Co, WV.

On 14 Sep 1840 Cyrena married John NEPTUNE, in Morgantown, Monongalia Co, WV. They had the following children:
H1.4.1 Mary Elizabeth NEPTUNE (1841-)
H1.4.2 Amy Exanne NEPTUNE (1843-1925)
H1.4.3 William Henry NEPTUNE (1847-1932)
H1.4.4 Alpheus A NEPTUNE (1849-1930)

H1.5 William Milton STRAIGHT. Born 10 Jun 1821 in Indian Creek, Monongalia Co, WV; died in Marion Co., WV 20 Jul 1893.
On 9 Sep 1848 William Milton married Julia ARNETT, in Monongalia Co, WV.

H1.6 Elizabeth Ann STRAIGHT. Born 22 Sep 1823 in Grant District, Monongalia Co, WV; died in Enterprise, Marion Co, WV in 1910.

Elizabeth Ann first married Ulysses ARNETT.

On 21 Dec 1844 Elizabeth Ann second married Nathaniel Riley MATHENY, brother of Rachel MATHENY, in Monongalia Co, WV.

H1.7 Alpheus Riley STRAIGHT. Born 19 Mar 1826 in Grant District, Monongalia Co, WV; died in Monongalia Co, WV 28 Sep 1919. Buried in Jones Cemetery, Dents Run, Marion Co, WV.

On 17 Mar 1848 Alpheus Riley first married Rebecca Ann ARBECROM, in Monongalia Co, WV.

On 18 Mar 1849 Alpheus Riley second married Anna Margaret RIGGS, in Monongalia Co, WV.
They had the following children:
H1.7.1 John Calvin STRAIGHT (1856-1937)
H1.7.2 Scott STRAIGHT
H1.7.3 Jacob W. STRAIGHT

H1.8 James Acie STRAIGHT. Born 8 Apr 1830 in Monongalia Co, WV; died in Roane Co, WV in 1906. Buried in Two Run Church Cemetery, Reedy, Roane Co, WV.

On 20 Oct 1851 James Acie married Sarah Jane "Sally" NEELY, in Monongalia Co, WV.
They had one child:
H1.8.1 James L STRAIGHT

H1.9 Henry Newton STRAIGHT. Born 5 Apr 1833 in Grant District, Monongalia Co, WV; died in Mannington, Marion Co, WV 8 Aug 1925. Buried in Straight Cemetery, Dents Run, Marion Co, WV.

On 24 Feb 1857 Henry Newton married Elizabeth ARNETT, in Monongalia Co, WV.

H1.10 Mary Ellen STRAIGHT. Born 4 Feb 1839 in Grant District, Monongalia Co, WV; died in Monongalia Co, WV 14 Mar 1906. Buried in Morris Cemetery, Hoodsville, WV.

On 18 Oct 1859 Mary Ellen married Francis Benjamin MICHAEL, in Monongalia Co, WV.

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