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  1. William Henderson Dempsey: Birth: ABT 1828 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia. Death: 1888 in Fayette County, West Virginia

  2. James Tilden Dempsey: Birth: DEC 1831 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia. Death: BEF 16 DEC 1918

  3. Mary Dempsey: Birth: ABT 1832 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia. Death: BEF 14 MAY 1872

  4. Elizabeth M. "Lizzie" Dempsey: Birth: OCT 1837 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia. Death: 1910 in Summers County, West Virginia

  5. [--?--] Dempsey: Birth: 26 MAY 1854 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia. Death: 25 JUN 1854 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia


Notes
a. Note:   1810 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
  1820 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
  1830 U.S. Federal Census Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia Will S. Dempsy 1 male under 5 yo (William H.) 1 male 5 & under 10 yo (unknown) 1 male 20 & under 30 yo (William S.) 1 female 20 & under 30 yo (Winefred) 2 white persons under 20 yo 2 white persons 20 & under 50 yo 4 free white persons in household
  1840 U.S. Federal Census Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia Wm Dempsey 1 male 5 & under 10 yo (James S.) 1 male 10 & under 15 yo (William H.) 1 male 30 & under 40 yo (William S.) 1 female under 5 yo (Elizabeth) 1 female 5 & under 10 yo (Mary) 1 female 40 & under 49 yo (Winefred) 1 person engaged in agriculture 4 white persons under 20 yo 2 white persons 20 & under 50 yo 6 persons in household
  1850 U.S. Federal Census Monroe County, (West) Virginia District 39 and A Half HH #483-483 Wm S. Dempsey 47 farmer Winefred Dempsey 52 Wm H. Dempsey 22 carpenter James T. Dempsey 20 farmer Mary Dempsey 18 Elizabeth Dempsey 13 (404A in file)
  1853: William S. Dempsey, living in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, sold his share of Charles Thompson's estate to William R. Wood for $25.00 on October 25, 1853. [Source: Nelson County Deed Book, Book 14, Page 44]
  Note: 21 Feb 2014 I found the Chancery Records that led up to the above transaction. See 66 pages at the Library of Virginia: http://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/case_detail.asp?CFN=125-1858-007
  1860 U.S. Federal Census searching....
  1870 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Dempsey, Wm 41 Dempsey, Melvina 47 Dempsey, Joseph L. 18 Dempsey, John A. 16 Dempsey, Thomas H. 12 Dempsey, Mary S. 9 Dempsey, William S. 67 (106A in file)
  Last Will and testament of William S. Dempsey West Virginia Will Books, 1756-1971 Fayette Will book, v. 02 1861-1885 Written on 14 May 1872; presented in court 6 May 1873 Mentions his children William H., James T. and Elizabeth Ayers - $5 each Mentions the tombstones to be erected for his deceased wife and daughter in Palestine Church Cemetery in Greenbrier County Mentions his nephew Eden Nugen - residue of estate Image 109+110 https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18272-67626-42?cc=1909099&wc=10916496 https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18272-67414-56?cc=1909099&wc=10916496


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