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Ahnentafel, Generation No. 1

Person Not Viewable . He/She was the son/daughter of Nathan Miles Martin and Lelia Backus.


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2

Nathan Miles Martin was born 21 JUL 1864.

Lelia Backus was born FEB 1871. She was the daughter of John Backus and Mary J. Sprinkle.

Children of Lelia /Backus/ and Nathan Miles /Martin/ are:
  1. Mirtie M. Martin was born SEP 1889.

  2. Mary E. Martin was born JUL 1891.

  3. Lambert Martin was born OCT 1893.

  4. Agnes M. Martin was born MAR 1898.

  5. Sarah H. "Laura" Martin was born MAR 1898.

  6. Mary P. Martin was born MAR 1900.

  7. Person Not Viewable .

  8. Person Not Viewable .



Ahnentafel, Generation No. 3

John Backus was born 14 SEP 1828 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia, and died 24 NOV 1923 in Vaughan, Nicholas County, West Virginia. He was buried 25 NOV 1923 in Vaughan Family Cemetery, located a few miles up Twenty Mile Creek, Nicholas County, West Virginia. He was the son of John Backus and Phebe Johnson.

Mary J. Sprinkle was born ABT 1842 in (West) Virginia, and died 15 SEP 1910. She was buried AFT 15 SEP 1910 in Vaughan Family Cemetery, located a few miles up Twenty Mile Creek, Nicholas County, West Virginia. She was the daughter of George W. Sprinkle and Sarah "Sally" Sims.

Children of Mary J. /Sprinkle/ and John /Backus/ are:
  1. Caroline Backus was born 15 OCT 1860 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia, and died Bet. 1900-1910. She married Isaac Keith on 3 JAN 1877 in Nicholas County, West Virginia. He was born 19 JUN 1853 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia.

  2. Hannah Backus was born ABT 1862 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia, and died AFT 1930. She married James Henry Foster on 2 FEB 1882 in Nicholas County, West Virginia. He was born ABT 1858 in Falls, Fayette County, (West) Virginia, and died bet. 1890-1900.

  3. Mary Ann Backus was born 22 JUL 1867, and died 17 MAR 1894. She married Seth Aaron Morton on 12 DEC 1889 in Nicholas County, West Virginia. He was born 7 APR 1868, and died 31 JAN 1934 in Braxton County, West Virginia.

  4. Lelia Backus was born FEB 1871. She married Nathan Miles Martin on 26 SEP 1888 in Nicholas County, West Virginia. He was born 21 JUL 1864.



Ahnentafel, Generation No. 4

John Backus was born 28 SEP 1799 in Pennsylvania, and died 10 NOV 1873 in Nicholas County, West Virginia. He was the son of Joseph Backus.

Phebe Johnson was born 21 APR 1803 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia, and died ABT 1884 in Nicholas County, West Virginia. She was the daughter of John Brown Johnson and Elizabeth Sims.

Children of Phebe /Johnson/ and John /Backus/ are:
  1. Polly Backus was born 6 SEP 1827 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia.

  2. John Backus was born 14 SEP 1828 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia, and died 24 NOV 1923 in Vaughan, Nicholas County, West Virginia. He married Mary J. Sprinkle on 6 NOV 1856 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. She was born ABT 1842 in (West) Virginia, and died 15 SEP 1910. She was buried AFT 15 SEP 1910 in Vaughan Family Cemetery, located a few miles up Twenty Mile Creek, Nicholas County, West Virginia.

  3. Josiah Backus was born 10 MAR 1829 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He married Person Not Viewable .

  4. Hannah Backus was born FEB 1830 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. She married Oliver Backus on 22 APR 1858 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He was born DEC 1837.

  5. Elizabeth Backus was born 23 MAY 1830 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia, and died ABT 23 SEP 1901. She married William L. Rowsey on 19 DEC 1854 in Nicholas County, Virginia. He was born ABT 1833 in Rockbridge County, Virginia, and died 28 JUL 1864 in Andersonville, Georgia.

  6. James Backus was born FEB 1831 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He married Almira Brown on ABT 1853. She was born MAR 1841.

  7. Johnathan Backus was born 15 JAN 1834 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia.

  8. William Backus was born 24 FEB 1835 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia, and died 1906. He married Cordelia Brown on 18 DEC 1862 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. She was born 14 SEP 1845 in Clay County, (West) Virginia, and died 1916.

  9. Nancy Backus was born ABT 1838 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia, and died bet. 1910-1920. She married Amon Sizemore on 4 APR 1857 in Clay County, (West) Virginia. He was born 30 NOV 1836, and died 16 JUN 1899 in Clay County, West Virginia.


George W. Sprinkle was born 23 JAN 1814 in Rockingham County, Virginia. He was the son of George William Sprinkle and Hannah C. Barley.

Sarah "Sally" Sims was born ABT 1810 in (West) Virginia. She was the daughter of Martin Sims and Susannah Johnson.

Children of Sarah "Sally" /Sims/ and George W. /Sprinkle/ are:
  1. Mary J. Sprinkle was born ABT 1842 in (West) Virginia, and died 15 SEP 1910. She married John Backus on 6 NOV 1856 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He was born 14 SEP 1828 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia, and died 24 NOV 1923 in Vaughan, Nicholas County, West Virginia. He was buried 25 NOV 1923 in Vaughan Family Cemetery, located a few miles up Twenty Mile Creek, Nicholas County, West Virginia.

  2. Hannah Sprinkle was born ABT 1843 in (West) Virginia.



Ahnentafel, Generation No. 5

Joseph Backus was born 25 SEP 1776 in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, and died bet. 1850-1860.

John Brown Johnson was born 7 SEP 1777 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died 23 DEC 1861 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. He was buried AFT 23 DEC 1861 in Johnson Cemetery, Kincaid, Fayette County, West Virginia. He was the son of William JOHNSON and Amy NELSON.

Elizabeth Sims was born 1782 in Culpeper County, Virginia, and died 1 JUN 1845 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. She was buried AFT 1 JUN 1845 in Johnson Cemetery, Kincaid, Fayette County, West Virginia. She was the daughter of James SIMS and Phebe [--?--] SIMS.

Children of Elizabeth /Sims/ and John Brown /Johnson/ are:
  1. Phebe Johnson was born 21 APR 1803 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia, and died ABT 1884 in Nicholas County, West Virginia. She married John Backus on 2 MAY 1822 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He was born 28 SEP 1799 in Pennsylvania, and died 10 NOV 1873 in Nicholas County, West Virginia.

  2. James Johnson was born 27 APR 1805 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia, and died 1871 in Fayette County, West Virgina. He married Mary Elizabeth "Betsey" Murphy on 5 SEP 1829 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. She was born bet- 1800-1810 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia, and died ABT 1853.

  3. Amy Johnson was born 12 APR 1807 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia, and died BEF 1854 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. She married William Kelly on 4 SEP 1826 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He was born ABT 1808, and died AFT 1860 in Poca, Putnam County, (West) Virginia.

  4. John Brown Johnson was born 13 NOV 1808 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia, and died 2 JAN 1882 in Fayette County, West Virgina. He married Mary Ann Pennell Settle on 9 AUG 1829 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. She was born 1 APR 1810 in Culpeper County, Virginia, and died 29 OCT 1905 in Fayette County, West Virgina. She was buried in Johnson Cemetery, Kincaid, Fayette County, West Virginia.

  5. William B. Johnson was born 22 NOV 1811 in Kanawha County (now Kanawha County), (West) Virginia, and died 2 OCT 1901 in Johnsons Branch, Fayette County, West Virgina. He married Virginia Settle on 9 DEC 1835 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. She was born 1 APR 1819 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia, and died 13 JUL 1897 in Fayette County, West Virginia. She was buried AFT 13 JUL 1897 in Johnson Cemetery, Kincaid, Fayette County, West Virginia.

  6. Rachel Johnson was born 18 APR 1813 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia. She married James Settle on ABT 1830 in Kananwha County, (West) Virginia. He was born bet. 1800-1810, and died 1845 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia.

  7. Mary "Polly" Johnson was born 25 OCT 1814 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia, and died 9 MAY 1867 in Falls Township, Fayette County, West Virginia. She married John Kincaid on BEF 1835. He was born 10 OCT 1810 in Lee County, Virginia, and died 22 JUL 1899 in Fayette County, West Virgina. He was buried in Kincaid Cemetery, Page/Kincaid, Fayette County, West Virginia.

  8. Barbara Johnson was born 20 MAY 1816 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia, and died 1881 in Cabin Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia. She married Jesse Jarrett. He was born OCT 1804 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died 9 FEB 1862 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia.

  9. Elizabeth Johnson was born 25 FEB 1818 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia, and died 6 DEC 1892 in Montgomery, Fayette County, West Virginia. She married Michael Montgomery on 10 DEC 1841. He was born 26 APR 1813 in Kanawha Falls, (West) Virginia, and died 2 JAN 1896 in Montgomery, Fayette County, West Virginia. He was buried in Montgomery, Fayette County, West Virginia.

  10. Harrison Johnson was born 14 NOV 1820 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He married Adeline Jarrett on ABT 1841 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. She was born Bet. 1815-1820.

  11. Susannah Johnson was born 30 APR 1823 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia, and died 1846. She married Thomas Curry on 16 MAY 1839 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. He was born bet. 1811-1820, and died 1846 in Johnson Cemetery, Kincaid, Fayette County, West Virginia.


George William Sprinkle .

Hannah C. Barley was born 22 SEP 1785, and died 28 NOV 1864 in Jackson Township, Cass County, Indiana. She was the daughter of James Barley and Sarah Wiseman.

Children of Hannah C. /Barley/ and George William /Sprinkle/ are:
  1. George W. Sprinkle was born 23 JAN 1814 in Rockingham County, Virginia. He married Sarah "Sally" Sims on 5 AUG 1840 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. She was born ABT 1810 in (West) Virginia.

  2. Wilson Sprinkle was born 25 SEP 1816 in Rockingham County, Virginia, and died 11 MAR 1879 in Waterloo, Symmes Township, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married Martha Patterson on 9 JUN 1838 in Augusta County, Virginia. She was born ABT 1820 in Virginia, and died 17 JUN 1885 in Dassell, Collinwood Township, Meeker County, Minnesota.


Martin Sims was born ABT 1783 in Virginia, and died AFT 1853 in (West) Virginia.

Susannah Johnson was born ABT 1784 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died BEF 6 JUN 1840.

Children of Susannah /Johnson/ and Martin /Sims/ are:
  1. Nelson Sims was born ABT 1805 in (West) Virginia, and died Bet 1870-1880. He married Nancy Jones on 11 DEC 1828 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. She was born ABT 1815.

  2. Sarah "Sally" Sims was born ABT 1810 in (West) Virginia. She married George W. Sprinkle on 5 AUG 1840 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He was born 23 JAN 1814 in Rockingham County, Virginia.

  3. [--?--] Sims was born Bet 1805-1810 in (West) Virginia.

  4. John Sims was born ABT 1810 in (West) Virginia.

  5. James J. Sims was born ABT 1814 in (West) Virginia, and died Bet 1870-1880. He married Elizabeth Darlington on 5 DEC 1832 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. She was born Bet. 1813-1815, and died AFT 1880.

  6. [--?--] Sims was born Bet 1811-1815 in (West) Virginia.

  7. [--?--] Sims was born Bet 1810-1820 in (West) Virginia.

  8. Lewis Sims was born ABT 1821 in (West) Virginia, and died Bet 1880-1900. He married Caroline J. Tucker on 16 JUN 1849 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. She was born ABT 1827 in Virginia.

  9. Anderson Sims was born ABT 1824 in (West) Virginia, and died Bet 1860-1870. He married Elizabeth [--?--] Underwood on 11 MAR 1850 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. She was born ABT 1815, and died AFT 1880.



Ahnentafel, Generation No. 6

William JOHNSON was born 1755 in Eastern Shore, Virginia, and died 22 DEC 1805 in Otter Creek, Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia. He was buried AFT 22 DEC 1805 in Johnson Cemetery near Swiss, Nicholas County, West Virginia.

Amy NELSON was born 1757 in Eastern Shores, Virginia, and died 23 DEC 1837 in Robson, Fayette County, (West) Virginia. She was buried AFT 23 DEC 1837 in Nichols Cemetery on Loop Creek, Fayette County, West Virginia.

Children of Amy /NELSON/ and William /JOHNSON/ are:
  1. John Brown Johnson was born 7 SEP 1777 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died 23 DEC 1861 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. He married Elizabeth Sims on 2 JUN 1802 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia (present day Nicholas County, West Virginia). She was born 1782 in Culpeper County, Virginia, and died 1 JUN 1845 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. She was buried AFT 1 JUN 1845 in Johnson Cemetery, Kincaid, Fayette County, West Virginia.

  2. Nelson Johnson was born ABT 1782 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia. He married Person Not Viewable .

  3. James M. Johnson was born ABT 1783 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died 1834 in Loup Creek, Fayette County, (West) Virginia. He married Sarah Legg on 6 MAR 1823 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. She was born ABT 1795 in (West) Virginia.

  4. Susannah Johnson was born ABT 1784 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died BEF 6 JUN 1840. She married Martin Sims on 28 MAR 1800 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia. He was born ABT 1783 in Virginia, and died AFT 1853 in (West) Virginia.

  5. Mary "Polly" Johnson was born ABT 1790 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died 1850 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. She married Benjamin Darlington on 23 APR 1810 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. He was born 1775 in (West) Virginia or Delaware, and died 1853 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia.

  6. William JOHNSON was born 16 DEC 1793 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died 18 DEC 1845 in Loup Creek, Fayette County, (West) Virginia. He married Nancy Ann SIMS on 15 OCT 1814 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. She was born ABT 1793 in Bath County, Virginia, and died Bet 1860-1870 in Poca District, Kanawha County, West Virginia. She was buried in Nichols Cemetery, Loop Creek, Fayette County, West Virginia.

  7. Nancy Johnson was born ABT 1794 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died BEF 6 SEP 1825. She married Peyton Foster on 11 JAN 1815 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. He was born ABT 1793.

  8. Amy Johnson was born ABT 1795 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died 28 DEC 1859 in Kanawha River, Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. She married Turley Foster on 16 or 18 Nov 1816 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. He was born ABT 1794 in Virginia, and died AFT 1859.

  9. Elizabeth Johnson was born ABT 1799 in Loup Creek, Fayette County, (West) Virginia, and died BEF 1840. She married Presley Foster on 12 MAR 1822 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He was born ABT 1798, and died 10 SEP 1873.


James SIMS was born 8 OCT 1754 in Culpeper County, Virginia, and died Bet 1840-1848 in Swiss, Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He was buried in Simms Memorial Church Cemetery, Swiss, Nicholas County, West Virginia.

Phebe [--?--] SIMS was born ABT 1755 in Virginia, and died BEF 22 JAN 1794 in Clifton Forge, Bath County, Virginia.

Children of Phebe [--?--] /SIMS/ and James /SIMS/ are:
  1. Jeremiah Sims was born 24 MAY 1777 in Culpeper County, Virginia, and died 12 JAN 1824 in German Township, Clark County, Ohio. He married Sarah Milhollen on 26 NOV 1800 in Bath County, Virginia. She was born 30 APR 1777 in Bath County, Virginia, and died 6 NOV 1838 in Clark County, Ohio. She was buried AFT 6 NOV 1838 in Callison Cemetery, German Township, Clark County, Ohio.

  2. William Sims was born 6 NOV 1780 in Culpeper County, Virginia, and died 15 OCT 1854 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. He married Elizabeth Windsor on BEF 1806 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. She was born 22 MAR 1784, and died 20 APR 1852 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. She was buried in Old Simms Cemetery, Beech Glen, Nicholas County, West Virginia.

  3. Elizabeth Sims was born 1782 in Culpeper County, Virginia, and died 1 JUN 1845 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. She married John Brown Johnson on 2 JUN 1802 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia (present day Nicholas County, West Virginia). He was born 7 SEP 1777 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died 23 DEC 1861 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. He was buried AFT 23 DEC 1861 in Johnson Cemetery, Kincaid, Fayette County, West Virginia.

  4. Martin Sims was born ABT 1783 in Virginia, and died AFT 1853 in (West) Virginia. He married Margaret "Peggy" Hughes on 6 JUN 1840 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. She was born ABT 1801.

  5. Edward "Ned" Sims was born 7 JUN 1785 in Virginia, and died 31 MAR 1852 in Cass County, Missouri. He married Hannah Mary Robinson on 8 AUG 1805 in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio. She was born 1786 in North Carolina, and died 11 OCT 1858 in Missouri. She was buried in Cemetery in Freeman, Cass County, Missouri.

  6. John Sims was born 15 MAY 1787 in Virginia, and died 15 OCT 1869 in Kanawha County, West Virginia. He married Elizabeth Neal on 1850 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. She was born 5 APR 1794, and died 8 APR 1861. She was buried in Thacker Cemetery, Cross Lanes, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

  7. Mary "Polly" Sims was born Bet 1788-1792 in Virginia, and died ABT 1824 in (West) Virginia. She married John Fowler on 28 FEB 1808 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. He died 1808.

  8. Nancy Ann SIMS was born ABT 1793 in Bath County, Virginia, and died Bet 1860-1870 in Poca District, Kanawha County, West Virginia. She married William JOHNSON on 15 OCT 1814 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. He was born 16 DEC 1793 in Lick Run, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, and died 18 DEC 1845 in Loup Creek, Fayette County, (West) Virginia. He was buried AFT 18 DEC 1845 in Nichols Cemetery on Loop Creek, Fayette County, West Virginia.


James Barley was born 19 JUN 1764 in Berks County, Pennsylvania, and died 26 OCT 1841 in Rockingham County, Virginia.

Sarah Wiseman was born 17 JUL 1762 in Berks County, Pennsylvania, and died AFT 8 JAN 1842.

Children of Sarah /Wiseman/ and James /Barley/ are:
  1. Hannah C. Barley was born 22 SEP 1785, and died 28 NOV 1864 in Jackson Township, Cass County, Indiana. She married George William Sprinkle on 10 OCT 1810.

  2. Mary Barley was born 15 NOV 1789, and died 15 JAN 1825. She married Person Not Viewable .

  3. Margaret Barley was born ABT 1793, and died 8 NOV 1875. She married William B. Hinchee on 23 APR 1812 in Rockingham County, Virginia. He was born 1790, and died 1848.

  4. Elizabeth Barley was born 28 DEC 1795, and died 19 APR 1834. She married Hugh Donaghe on 22 SEP 1818 in Rockingham County, Virginia. He was born 25 JAN 1793, and died 27 JAN 1856.

  5. Jacob Barley was born 24 DEC 1797, and died 11 JAN 1879. He married Phoebe Hinton on 10 MAR 1820 in Rockingham County, Virginia. She was born 1 APR 1800, and died 13 MAY 1872.

  6. Rachel Barley was born ABT 1800, and died ABT 1852. She married Jeremiah Wolf on 1828 in Rockingham County, Virginia. He was born ABT 1800.

  7. Samuel Barley was born Bet. 1802-1804.

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