Hi Foran Researchers!Trying to find the surname of or clue to, for Susannah, wife of Henry Foran/Fern/Ferrin, ad inf., found in the 1850c, Washington Co VA (WCV) (below).Thanks kindly for any help.Regards,Jack Hockett email@example.com
*HH1984:Correction:FORAN (Ferrin; Fern), Henry and Susanah UNK:Henry Ferrin (transcribed Ferris), 60; Susanah, 50; Nathan, 20; Jackson, 18; David, 15: (David C. Foran, 22, s/o Henry & Susannah, mar 18 Nov 1856, Mary J. Kelsey, d/o Catherine Ellen Low (Eleanor Kelsey mar Henry Lowe)///David Campbell Foran, 23 Dec 1834, VA – 22 May 1911, bur. Warren Cem., WCV; living in 1880c, WCV with Wm. H. & Rebecca (Foran? His 2nd wife) Howard;James (Wiley) Foran, 20, s/o Wm. & Susan mar Martha Jane Gilly, 16, d/o Benj. & Nancy, mar. 04 Jul 1867. Internet Query of Mon., 17 Jul 2000:Wm. Foran mar Susan Brig (Briggs)- see 1880c, WCV Saltville Dist. – Susan Foran, 17 is with her parents, Wm. J. & Nancy and son, Edw., 3m...; Henry C. Foran, 23 Dec 1834, s/o Henry & Susanah; Foran Family Gen. Forum: David C. Foran (gggrandfather) Mar Mary Jane Kelsey they had 10 children: Martin b. 1857, Henry b. 1858, Mary b. 1860, Isaac b. 1862, Emalie b. 1862, Lafayette b. 1865, James Wiley ggrandfather)b. 1868, Hugh b. 1877, Anna b. 1877, Kate b. 1877.../// Andrew Jackson Ferrin, b. c1835, WCV; d. bef. 1859; mar in Russell Co. VA, 16 Sep 1856, Lucy Anne Pritchett, b. 1837 Russell Co. VA, d/o Wm. H. & Margaret Pritchet./// 1880c, WCV, Saltville Dist.:Fern, Lilburn, 36; Elizebeth, 39; Millie, 9; Blackwell, Elizibeth, 76, NC/NC/NC, mother./// Martin L. Ferren, b. 28 Jun 1857, WCV; d. 04 Jan 1929, bur Buck Cem., Brumley Bap, WCV; mar 19 Feb 1885, WCV, Lucretia/Crissey Lilly/// It appears the family may have come to WCV from Rockbridge Co. VA - ?.From T. Colley:///Other: WCV MB5: 26 Aug 1842: Wm. Foran vs. Thos. Cawood. MB6:p. 37:01 Dec 1842: ditto/// 1850c, WCV, HH392:HAGY, Jessee, 32; Margaret, 24; James, 5; Sarah, 2; SAULE, Sarah, 54; FERRIN, Amanda, 13; Wm., 10///Some WCV Deaths (JH as organized by Don Helton): Foran, Margaret – 86y2m0d, b. March 1835 d. May 8, 1915 d/o not known & ? McReynolds./// Fern, Ellen – 70y, b. ? WCV d. November 8, 1915; parents not given./// Foran, John – 78y0m5d, b. May 2, 1849 WCV d. May 25, 1927; wid’r.; s/o William Foran b. VA & Taby Talley b. VA; bur. Buck Cem. (North Fork)/// Foran, M.L. – 71y6m7d, b. June 28, 1857 WCV d. January 4, 1929; wid’r. of Lucretia E. Lilly; s/o David C. Foran b. ? & Mary E. Low b. ?; bur. Cyphers Gr. Yd. (North Fork, Holston)/// Foran, H.A.B. – 72y1m18d, b. ? d. February 16, 1931; wid’r. of Nannie Foran; s/o D.C. Foran b.WCV & Jane Low b. WCV (North Fork)/// Helton, Lula – abt. 52y, b. ? d. September 15, 1933; m. to Ben Helton; d/o Harvey Helton b. VA & Martha Ferris [error, Martha Foran-dh] b. VA; bur Buck Grave Yd. (Abingdon)/// Foran, Lafayett – 68y7m13d, b. July 13, 1865 VA d. February 26, 1934; m. to Mary Moorefield; s/o David C. Foran b. VA & Mary Jane __ b. VA; inf. Claude Foran; bur. East Hill (Bristol)/// Venable, Alice – single; 24y3m27d, b. April 2, 1898 WCV d. July 29, 1922 d/o David Venable b.WCV & Susan Fern b. WCV; inf. Joe Venable, Meadowview, VA; d. of acute dysentery; bur.Blackwell Chapel. (Saltville)/// Firn, Lilburn – 93y1m, b. May 15, 1840 Smyth Co., VA d. June 15, 1933; m. to Elizabeth Fern; parents not known (Meadowview)/// 1860c, WCV: 1496/1442: Foran, Susan, 40; Wm., 15; Amey/Annie, 8; Foran, Wm., 50; Susan, 75.)
See also WCV MB6: p. 169:28 Aug 1843:…motion of Wm. FORAN… ordered recognizance entered into… 19 Aug 1843… conditioned for his appearance hereon this day, and in the meantime keeping the peace & c. be, andsame is, hereby quashed.///It appearing to court by oath of Jacob MILLER, keeper of Poor house in WCV & other person that Wm. FORAN has been guilty of very disorderly conduct at the Poor house and declared that he would repeat same whenever he should choose so to do, further appearing he was otherwise as disorderly and ill behaved person… was brought in to court… court orders that Wm. FORAN be found in recognizance himself in sum of $50 with good security in same sum… be of good behaviour towards commonwealth and all its citizens for term of 12 months until FORAN shall enter into such recognizance, ordered committed to jail of WCV; FORAN to pay costs./// IBID: p. 201:26 Sep 1843:Wm. FORAN who was committed to jail of WCV by order of court, 28 Aug last, for want of surety for his good behaviour; came into court; Wm. FORAN here in open court, together with Henry FORAN & Robert C. CROSSWHITE as his secs., acknowledged themselves to be indebted to the Commonwealth of VA… sum of $50, and sd. Henry & Robert in sum of $50 jointly and severally, to be made and levied of their goods and chattels, lands & tenements and to use of commonwealth rendered:Upon condition that sd. Wm. FORAN shall be of good behaviour toward the commonwealth and all its citizens for term of 22 months from 28 Aug last, then this recognizance to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue… Wm. FORAN discharged out of custody./// IBID.: p. 314:24 Jun 1844:…James FORAN, assault/// WCV MB7: p. 261:23 Mar 1846:...On motion of Henry FOREN (Foran; Fern) and for reasons appearing to court, it is ordered that he be exempted from the payment of Co. levies and poor rates…/// IBID.: p. 291:25 May 1846:...Ordered OOP (Overseers of the Poor) of WCV do bind Jackson FERREN (Foran), a poor boy, to some suitable person to learn some suitable trade with such covenants as to freedom dues as they may agree upon.../// WCV MB11: p. 302:28 Nov 1854:...and Jackson FORAN committed to jail for want of security for keeping the peace, amounting to sum of $9.40; made oath thereto; examined; allowed by court, and ordered to be certified to first Auditor./// p. 129:24 Aug 1857:The Comm. vs. Henry RUMLEY…. same vs. Kitty EAKELS (Echols)… Same vs. Same – all Indictments:Defts. by attornies demurred generally to indictments in these cases… defts. pleaded not guilty… causes cont’d. until next quarterly term.///Comm. vs. Melinda INGRAM…. Same vs. Rama CRAWFORD… Same vs. John BREWER… & same vs. Alexr. PURNELL – all Indictments:…defts, not appearing, although solemnly called; ordered capias be awarded in each of these cases ags. defts. returnable here at next quarterly term…///WCV MB13: p. 129: 24 Aug 1857: ...Wm. FORAN, who has been bound by OOP of WCV asan apprentice to Jesse V. HAGY, appeared in court and complained that sd. HAGY had ill treated him, and did not furnish him good and sufficient clothing and diet, and was not instructing him in the occupation; therefore ordered that Jesse V. HAGY be summoned to appear here on the first day of next court, and answer the complaint aforesd. and shew cause, if any, he can, why indenture binding sd. Wm. FORAN to him shall not be cancelled. (Indenture was cancelled. – jh)/// WCV Mins. of Overseers of Poor: Meeting of May 14th 1859....p. 271 [numbered 269: ... Ord T. M. Jackson allowed $5 for making coffin for Amanda Ferron and Chas. Kinsolver...p. 272 [numbered 270]: Ord. Wm. Forren [Foran; Ferron] allowed $10 to aid in his support; to be applied by John Minnick./// IBID.: Meeting of 4th day April[e] 1857....(p. 250) Ord. Mary A. Ireson allowed $7.15 [for] Flower, bacon & c furnished Rebecca Firn [Ferron].Ord. John Minnick allowed $3.08 [for] wheat, coffee, & c. [furnished] K. Firan [Ferron] & McNew./// 1848 PPTL, WCV:Foran, Andrew J.
Info of Mr. T. Colley: Henry Foran, b. c 1790.1850 WCV census: Hh# 1984:Henry Ferrin , 60 sawyer; Susanah, 50; Nathan, 20; Jackson, 18; David, 15. He Mar Susannah __?__, b. c 1820 in VA.Susannah Foren/Ferrin: #25878
29 Jul 1850: WCV: Census: 67th Dist. Hh# 135/135: Susanah Ferin, 30; Rebecka, 40; Amanda, 14; William, 10; John, 7; Lilbourne, 7; Richard, 3 Idiotic; James, 2; Susan, 1/// 11 Aug 1860: WCV: Census: Western Dist., Abingdon P.O., Hh# 1497/1443; Susan Foran, 40 housekeeper; William, 15; Amy, 8; William Foran, 50 pauper; Susan, 75. (all born in VA) Listed next to Rebecca Foran, 36.
I. David Campbell Foran, b. Dec 23, 1834 in WCV, d. May 22, 1911, buried in Warren Cem (110).16 Jun 1880: WCV census: North Fork Hh# 234/235: William H. Howard, 69 renter; Rebecca, 63 wife; David C. Foran, 45 boarder, Dr. of Medicine./// 16 Jun 1900: WCV census: Brumley Gap Hh# 197/206: David C. Foran, 65 (Dec 1834) m. 43y, farmer; Jesse, 16 (Nov 1883) grandson./// next Hh# 198/207: Henry A. Foran, 41 (Dec 1858) farmer; Nanny E., 30 (Jan 1870) wife, m. 6y, m/o 3/3 living; Robert L., 5 (Jan 1895) son; Maud D., 3 (Jun 1896) daughter; Mannia V., 1 (Sep 1898) daughter./// 21 Apr 1910: WCV census: North Fork Hh# 49/50: David C. Foran, 75 widowed VA/at sea/VA.(living alone). Mar Nov 18, 1856 in WCV, Mary Jane Kelsoe, b. Nov 20, 1835 in WCV, (d/o Henry Lowe and Catherine Eleanor (Ellen) Kelsoe) d. Jun 15, 1909, buried in Davis-Jameson Cem (135). [Note of JH:Robert Foran: 19 Jan 1895 – Apr 1973, VA] JH: 1860c, Estillville, Scott Co. VA HH41-41:FERREN, David C., 25; Mary J., 24; Martin L., 2; Henry A., 1)
A. Martin L. Foran, b. Jun 28, 1857 in WCV, d. Jan 4, 1929.04 May 1910: WCV census: North Fork Hh# 171/173: Martin L. Foran, 52 widowed, farmer; Arthur, 22 son; Henry, 19 son./// Foran, M.L. – 71y6m7d, b. June 28, 1857 WCV d. January 4, 1929; wid’r. of Lucretia E. Lilly; s/o David C. Foran b. ? & Mary E. Low b. ?; bur. Cyphers Gr. Yd. (North Fork, Holston. Mar Feb 19, 1885 in WCV, Lucretia Ellen Lilly.Ch.:1. Ruby Foran.2. Henry Venton Foran, b. Dec 23, 1890.14 Apr 1930: WCV census: North Fork Hh#115/115: Henry V. Foran, 38 farmer, age at 1st marriage 28; Stella M., 25, age at 1st marrige 15; Earl, 5 son; Ilean, 3 daughter, Ruby, 2 daughter. He Mar Stella Mae Grace, b. c 1904. Ch.: a. Earl Foran, b. c 1924.; b. David C. Foran; c. Ilean Foran b. c 1926; d. Ruby Foran, b. c 1927. 3. Connally D. Foran, b. 1887. 4. Arthur L. Foran, b. May 1889.18 Apr 1930: WCV census: North Fork Hh# 117/117: Arthur L. Foran, 41 widowed, farmer, age at 1st marriage 32y; Henry F., 9 son; Ollie M., 7 daughter; Daisy V., 6 daughter; Paul M., 5 son; Minnie B., 3 daughter. 5. Ida Foran, b. May 1892.
B. Mary Foran, b. c 1860.
C. H.A.B. Foran, b. c 1862 in WCV, d. Feb 16, 1931.Foran, H.A.B. – 72y1m18d, b. ? d. February 16, 1931; wid’r. of Nannie Foran; s/o D.C. Foran b.WCV & Jane Low b. WCV (North Fork). Mar Apr 20, 1894 in WCV, Nannie E. Coalsam, b. c 1872, (d/o T.J. Coalsam and Lucy ???? (Coalsam)).
D. Isaac Foran, b. c 1862.
E. Lafayette Foran, b. Jul 13, 1865, d. Feb 26, 1934.15 Jun 1880: WCV census: North Fork Hh# 227/228: Joseph M. Butt, 34 farmer; Thursey J., 33 wife; Loula S., 7 daughter; Abigal, 65 step-mother; Susan F. Woodward, 19 servant; Lafeyet Foran, 14 boarder, farm labor; Bazzel Warren, 26 farm laborer./// Foran, Lafayett; 68y7m13d, b. July 13, 1865 VA d. February 26, 1934; m. to Mary Moorefield; s/o David C. Foran b. VA & Mary Jane __ b. VA; inf. Claude Foran; bur. East Hill (Bristol.
F. James Wiley Foran, b. Sep 20, 1868 WCV, d. Jul 26, 1952 in WCV.12 Jan 1920: WCV census; Abingdon Dist. Hh# 73/76: James W. Foran, 54 farmer; Margaret, 38 wife; Dewey, 20 son; David, 17 son; Gertrude, 15 daughter; Clarence, 11 son; Anna B., 9 daughter; Joseph, 7 son; Louise, 3 3/12 daughter. Mar Jun 19, 1896 in WCV, Adaline Margaret W. Stout, b. Dec 7, 1880 in WCV, (d/o Joshua Bordwine Stout and Mary Louise Williams) d. Sep 18, 1973 in WCV.
1. Mary Ethel Foran, b. Jan 22, 1898 in WCV, d. May 1898 in WCV.
2. Earl Dewey Foran, b. Nov 13, 1899, d. Dec 12, 1989.
3. David Joshua Foran, b. Sep 28, 1902 in WCV, d. Nov8, 1948 in WCV.He Mar Edith Aileen Edes.
a. William Ray Foran, b. Apr 22, 1946.Mar May 7, 1966 in Boone, NC, Greeta Sue Fletcher, b. Sep 1, 1947 in Home Creek, VA, (d/o Waldon (Doc) Fletcher and Nina Belle Martin).Ch.:(1) Jennifer Danette Foran, b. Oct 2, 1967 in Abingdon, VA.Mar Jun 11, 1988 in Grundy, Buchanan Co., VA, Gregory Victor Breeding, b. Oct 22, 1964, (s/o Victor Virgil Breeding and Carol Oudra Sutherland). Ch.:(a)William Caleb Breeding, b. Jul 16, 1991 in Abingdon, VA. (2)Angela Rana Foran, b. Nov 8, 1969 in Abingdon, VA.
4. Gertrude Hannah Foran, b. Apr 4,1906 in WCV, d. Nov 9, 1999 in WCV.She Mar Lonnie Basil Warren, b. Oct 15, 1903, (s/o Henry Lee Warren and Martha Ellen Cole) d. Jun 18, 1992.
5. Clarence Virgil Foran, b. Feb 19, 1908 in WCV, d. Dec 22, 1993.
6. Marnie Annabelle Foran, b. Nov 28, 1910 in WCV, d. Sep 4, 1985 in Wichita, Kansas.(1) She Mar George Cillis Sandifer, b. May 25, 1905 in Claiborne Co., TN, (s/o John Alexander Sandifer and Susan (Suze) Lambert) d. Mar 13, 1986 in Wayne Co., Michigan.(2) Mar Jun 28, 1930 in WCV, David Cummings Warren.
a. Charles Eugene Warren, b. Apr 28, 1931, d. Sep 15, 1931.
7. Joesph Charles Foran, b. Jun 28, 1914 in WCV.Mar Aug 31, 1940 in North Augusta, South Carolina, Dora Kathryn Kitchen.
8. Blanch Louise Foran, b. Sep 18, 1916 in WCV.She Mar Floyd Kaylor Bott, b. Jun 16, 1913, d. Oct 31, 1984.
9. James Muncy Foran, b. Mar 16, 1920.
G. Anna J. Foran, b. c 1872.
H. Katherine E. Foran, b. 1877.Mar Nov 17, 1897 in WCV, Thadeous G. Mann, b. 1872 in Sullivan Co., TN, (s/o Henry A. Mann and Susannah (Susan) Hayter).
I. Hugh Foran, b. c 1877.
Note of JH:TN Deaths & Burials, 1874-1955:Arthur L. Foran, male, d. 08 Mar 1955, Bristol, Sullivan Co. TN, age 66; b. 1889, s/o Martin Foran & Lucricia Lilly.
II. Nathan B. Foran, b. c 1835 in Hawkins Co., TN.Mar Jan 5, 1860 in WCV, Rachel Jane Howard, b. c 1840 in Smyth Co., VA, (d/o William H. Howard and Lydia Ann __?__).
III. Andrew Jackson Foran, b. c 1836 in Russell Co., VA.Identified by Mar Reg as Andrew J. "Ferren", age 21, on 16 Sep 1856; single; farmer; born WCV; resident Russell Co.; s/o Henry & Susan Ferren./// 25 May 1846:...Ordered Overseers of the Poor of WCV do bind Jackson FERREN (Foran), a poor boy, to some suitable person to learn some suitable trade with such covenants as to freedom dues as they may agree upon.../// WCV MB11: p. 302:28 Nov 1854:...and Jackson FORAN committed to jail for want of security for keeping the peace, amounting to sum of $9.40; made oath thereto; examined; allowed by court, and ordered to be certified to first Auditor. Mar Sep 16, 1856 in Russell Co., VA, Lucy Ann Pritchett, b. c 1838 in VA, (d/o William Herod Pritchett and Margaret Davenport). Identified by Mar Reg as Lucy Ann Pritchet, age 19, on 16 Sep 1856; d/o Wm.H. & Margaret Pritchet.Lucy and Andrew Ferren were Mar by Wm. Robeson.
IV. William J. Foran, b. 1844 in VA.24 Aug 1857: ...Wm. FORAN, who has been bound by OOP of WCV as an apprentice to Jesse V. HAGY, appeared in court and complained that sd. HAGY had ill treated him, and did not furnish him good and sufficient clothing and diet, and was not instructing him in the occupation; therefore ordered that Jesse V. HAGY be summoned to appear here on the first day of next court, and answer the complaint aforesd. and shew cause, if any, he can, why indenture binding sd. Wm. FORAN to him shall not be cancelled. (Indenture was cancelled. – jh)/// Identified by Mar Reg on 11 Apr 1867 as William Foran, age 23; single; born & resident WCV; farmer; s/o Susan Foran; Mar Cynthia Ann Lowe. (1) Mar Apr 11, 1867 in WCV, Cynthia Ann Lowe, b. 1847 in VA, (d/o Henry Lowe and Catherine Eleanor (Ellen) Kelsoe). Identified by Mar Reg on 11 Apr 1867 as Cynthia Ann Lowe; age 20; single; born & resident WCV; d/o Henry & Ellen Lowe.Cynthia & William Foran were Mar by G.C. Andrews. (2) Mar Sep 17, 1895, Ellen Woodby, b. 1858, (d/o John Woodby).
A. Andrew Foran, b. c 1873.Mar Mar 20, 1895 in WCV, Frances Flannagan, b. c 1874, (d/o Nicholas Widener and Mary Flannagan).
B. Gilbert Foran, b. c 1874.Mar Dec 28, 1896 in WCV, VA Wright, b. c 1869, (d/o Elijah Wright and Elizabeth Stout).
C. Ewell Foran, b. c 1874.Mar Apr 7, 1894 in WCV, Nannie Simmons, b. c 1876.
1. Howard Smyth Foran, b. Aug 14, 1904 in WCV, d. 1986 in Beckley, WV.He Mar Roxie Bell Woodby, b. c 1906 in WCV, d. Jun 16, 1990 in Beckley, WV.