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James Wesley Hand[1, 2]

Male 1848 - 1922  (73 years)


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  • Name James Wesley Hand 
    Nickname Beaver 
    Born Dec 12, 1848  Johnson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Sep 10, 1922  Damascus, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mock Cemetery, Damascus, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 1. David Baker Hand    
    Person ID I1929  Family Genealogy
    Last Modified Jul 21, 2016 

    Father Thomas C. Hand
              b. Jan 4, 1827, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Susannah Thomas
              b. Mar 13, 1822
              d. Dec 25, 1907  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F0639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner 1 Levisa Thomas
              b. 1846, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1872, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [2
    Married Sep 1, 1867  Lee County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • James Wesley Hand and Levisa Thomas Hand had no children, although it is likely she died in childbirth. Her death record is found by name Louisa Hand; apparently handwriting was not very good and difficult to read. Her father, James Thomas, and James Wesley Hand's mother, Susannah Thomas Hand, were siblings, so James Wesley Hand and Levisa Thomas were first cousins.
    Last Modified Jul 21, 2016 
    Family ID F0638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner 2 Lydia Caroline Elrod
              b. Jun 24, 1834, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Aug 11, 1917, Damascus, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [2
    Married Feb 14, 1873  Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • After the death of his first wife (presumably in childbirth, with no indication the child lived) James Wesley Hand married the spinster daughter of his neighbor, David Elrod. Lydia was 14 years older than James, and was near the end of her child-bearing years when she had her two daughters.
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Ann Luvica Hand
              b. Mar 23, 1874, Damascus, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jan 18, 1953, Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Susan Ida Jane Hand
              b. Nov 24, 1875, Damascus, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Sep 18, 1962, Damascus, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified Jul 21, 2016 
    Family ID F2407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner 3 Addie Dunn
              b. Mar 5, 1883, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Mar 29, 1937, Damascus, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married Oct 2, 1920  Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified Jul 21, 2016 
    Family ID F2414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • James Wesley Hand was one of many men named "James Hand", so to differentiate him from the others, he was known as "Beaver", as he lived on Beaver Dam Creek.

  • Sources 
    1. [S343] E Mail from Connie Catron Hunt.

    2. [S344] Family Worksheet July 18th, 2016, Connie Catron Hunt.