Deputy Marshal William Riley SEAMANDS 1 2 3 4
- Born: 5 Mar 1809, , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
- Married: 2 Mar 1829, , Botetourt, Virginia, USA
- Died: 23 Dec 1889, Barboursville, Cabell, West Virginia, USA
- Buried: Abt 25 Dec 1889, Cemetery, Mud River Baptist Church, Barboursville, Cabell, West Virginia, USA
Other names for William were Deputy Marshal and SEAMONDS.
US Deputy Marshal.
Commission in State Militia x25 years 1836-1861.
By special legislation appointed Marshal in 1858/1859.
Cabell Co WV Heritage 1809-1996, Pg 295, 1996, Cabell Co Public Library, 455 Ninth Street, Huntington, WV 25701, 929.3754421 C HRL. "JOSEPH SEAMANDS...Another son [of Elijah Grant Seamands and Lucy Sandridge], William Riley Seamands (5 Mar 1809 - 23 Dec 1889) was born in Albemarle County and married Nancy Harshbarger (1 Jan 1810 - 28 May 1898) on 2 Mar 1829...They made their home near Barboursville. Prior to the civil War, William was an officer in the militia, and as a US Marshall hunted down fugitive slaves. During the war William was a prisoner at Coumbus, Ohio, and Nancy a prisoner in Wayne County because of their Southern sympathies. Eventually William owned a large amount of real estate in Cabell, Lincoln, Wayne, Putnam, and Kanawha counties. They are buried at Mud River Baptist Church Cemetery..."
Cabell County Annals and Families (Seamonds), George Selden Wallace, Pg 484-485, Cabell Co Public Library, 455 Ninth Street, Huntington, WV 25701, 1001008985. "SEAMONDS: Elijah Seamonds had a number of children; among them being William R, and Elijah G, Jr, who lived near Davis' Creek. William R was born in Cabell County in 1812, and died in 1889. He was a United States Deputy Marshal, and had arduous service. He married Nancy Harshbarger, daughter of David Harshbarger, and was long employed by the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, and was the father of "Gal," John, Charles, and Jim, railroad men who moved to Texas in the '80s; Charles, killed in the service CSA; Alf; Mary, married Ben Shy, Lucy, married a Coffman; elizabeth, married a McCain, p Susan, married George Crump; Nannie, married VB Davis; and William H..."
Encyclopedia of West Virginia Heritage (Richwood, WV), Jim Comstock, Vol VI, Pg 104-105, 1974, Cabell Co Public Library, 455 Ninth Street, Huntington, WV 25701, 1000194052. "WILLIAM R SEAMANDS was a son of Elijah G and Lucy (Sandridge) Seamands, who made their home in Cabell County 11 Dec 1811. He was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, on 5 Mar 1809. His father was one of the most prominent of the early settlers here, and was a minister and one of the first school teachers. In what is now Union District, Cabell County, 5 Mar 1829, William r Seamands wedded Nancy Harshbarger, who was born in Botetourt County, VA, on New Years Day, 1810...The children of Mr and Mrs Seamands are recorded: Andrew J, David A, Mary, Cahrley R, Elizabeth, Lucy, William H, Eliza, Peyton H, Susan, and Nannie...William R Seamands held a commission in the State militia, 1836-1861. By special legislation, he was appointed marshal in 1858 or 1859, and continued until his commission was destroyed by a freshet in the river. He owns a large quantity of real estate in Cabell, Lincoln, Wayne, Putnam, and Kanawha Counties, and his post office address is Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia."
Generation No. 1
1. ELIJAH G. SEAMANDS was born in Virginia, and died in West Virginia.
Child of ELIJAH G. SEAMANDS is:
2. i. WILLIAM R2 SEAMANDS, b. Virginia; d. West Virginia.
Generation No. 2
2. WILLIAM R. SEAMANDS (ELIJAH G.) was born in Virginia, and died in West Virginia.
Child of WILLIAM R. SEAMANDS is:
3. i. ANDREW JACKSON SEAMANDS, b. Aft. 1820, Cabell Co., W. VA.; d. Miton, W. VA..
William Riley SEAMANDS was born on 5 Mar 1809 in Albemarle Co., VA. He died on 23 Dec 1889. He was buried in Mud River Baptist Church Cemetery, Barboursville, Cabell Co., WV. Parents: Jonathan SEAMANDS.
He was married to Nancy HARSHBARGER on 2 Mar 1829. Children were: Andrew Jackson SEAMANDS, David Alfred SEAMANDS, Mary Ann SEAMANDS, Charles R. SEAMANDS, Elizabeth SEAMANDS, Lucinda Ann SEAMANDS, William Henry SEAMANDS , Eliza SEAMANDS, Pvt. Peyton Henderson SEAMANDS, Susan SEAMANDS, Nancy SEAMANDS, John P. A. SEAMANDS.
William R SEAMONDS Born 6 Mar 1809 Albemarle VA Died 23 Dec 1889.
William married Nancy HARSHBARGER, daughter of David HARSHBARGER and Elizabeth BEAHEER, on 2 Mar 1829 in , Botetourt, Virginia, USA. (Nancy HARSHBARGER was born on 1 Jan 1810 in , Botetourt, Virginia, USA, died on 28 May 1898 and was buried about 30 May 1898 in Cemetery, Mud River Baptist Church, Barboursville, Cabell, West Virginia, USA.)