Jackson Wilson
(Abt 1815-Cir 1855)
Nancy Lycans
(1818-After 1900)
Martha Ann Wilson
(Abt 1840-Cir 1885)


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1. Joel B. McComas

2. Thomas Childers Bias
3. Living

Martha Ann Wilson

  • Born: Abt 1840, Virginia
  • Marriage (1): Joel B. McComas on 8 Mar 1855 in Lawrence Co., Ohio
  • Marriage (2): Thomas Childers Bias on 17 Mar 1875 in West Virginia
  • Died: Cir 1885, Sheridan, Lincoln Co., West Virginia about age 45

bullet  General Notes:

The 1880 Federal Census District for Perry Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio, District 95, page 279B, dated June 22, 1880 records John (31 - Ohio/VA/Ohio) and Phariba (22 - Ohio/Ohio/VA) Hill with children Newton G (1) and Myrta P. (21/30 - May). John is a farmer. Next door is a Nancy McComach (16 - KY/?/?) living as a servant in the household of Keley (28 - Ohio/Ohio/Ohio) and Mary (31 - KY/VA/VA) Brammer. Also in the household are daughter Jennie M. Brammer (7 - Ohio/Ohio/KY) and nephew Henry Clay (18 - KY/KY/KY). This Nancy McComas, daughter of Martha Ann Wilson who is the daughter of Jackson Wilson and Nancy Lycans [Likens] ... Nancy Lycans Wilson married Sartain McComas after her husband's death ... the daughter, Martha Ann Wilson, then married Joel B. McComas, brother (or son) of Sartain McComas! Joel and Martha had the daughter, Nancy McComas, that appears in the 1880 census above. Note: The 1870 census below records Martha McComas with her children Nancy J. McComas, Ammon McComas, and John A. McComas ... Joel must have died ca 1865?!? Further documentation on this family includes: The 1860 Federal Census for Windsor Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio, page 140A records Joel B. McComas (40) with his wife Martha Ann McComas (20) and children Stephen Sylvester McComas (11), Nancy McComas (4), and Amon McComas (2). The 1850 Federal Census for Mason Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio records Joel McComas (30) with his wife Rebecca McComas (28) and children Ruth McComas (10) and Sophia McComas (1).
The 1870 Federal Census for Perry Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio, Ironton P. O., page 470A, dated July 2, 1870 records Sartain McComas (70 from Va.) with wife Nancy McComas (51 from Kentucky) and children Ferala McComas (12 - Ohio) and America J. McComas (9 - Ohio). Also in the house hold are [the widow of Joel McComas] Martha A. McComas (30 - VA), Nancy J. McComas (14 - Ohio), Ammon McComas (12 - Ohio), and John A. McComas (9 - Ohio). Also in the household is Samuel Wilson (19 - VA) who is Nancy's son by her first husband, Jackson Wilson ... see general notes on Sartain's wife, Nancy Likens Wilson. Sartain is a preacher and has real estate valued at $2,000 and a personal estate valued at $300.

Martha Ann appears to have remarried on March 17, 1875 to Thomas Childers Bias [from www.familysearch.org] and set up housekeeping in West VA: The 1880 Federal Census for Sheridan, Lincoln Co., West Virginia, District 68, page 195A, dated June 10, 1880 records Thomas C. (36) and Martha A. (37) Bias with children Billington S. Bias (5), Gilbert C. Bias (4), Lourana Bias (2), and David D. Bias (1).
The 1900 Federal Census for Sheridan, Lincoln Co., West Virginia, District , page , dated 1880 records the widower Thomas C. (June 1844 - WVA/VA/NC) with children Billington S. Bias (Aug 1874 - WV), Delbert Bias (Feb 1876 - WV), Evermont (Oct 1881 - WV) and Godfrey (March 1885 - WV). Also in the household is Billington's 2nd wife, Ever L. Bias [Ever Leona Barnett] (March 1885 - WV/WV/WV).


Martha married Joel B. McComas on 8 Mar 1855 in Lawrence Co., Ohio. (Joel B. McComas was born circa 1820 in Lawrence Co., Ohio and died circa 1865 in Lawrence Co., Ohio.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

From familysearch.org the marriage:
Joel B. Mccomas to Martha Ann William [this is probably a transcription error for Wilson - the actual document appears to be Willson]
Marriage Date: 08 Mar 1855
Marriage Place: Lawrence County, Ohio
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01118-6
System Origin: Ohio-EASy
Source Film Number: 317716
Reference Number: CN 129


Martha next married Thomas Childers Bias on 17 Mar 1875 in West Virginia. (Thomas Childers Bias was born on 19 Jun 1844 in Cabell Co., [West] Virginia, died on 13 Aug 1912 in Cabell Co., West Virginia and was buried in Bias Cemetery, Salt Rock, Cabell County, West Virginia.)


Martha next married Living

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