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My Balch Line




                                          

                                  
                                                                          

This is my Balch Line
George Balch, m. Jane Ashford.
John Balch, m. Margary Lovett.
Benjamin Balch m. Sarah Gardner.
John Balch, m. Hannah Veren.
John Balch, m. Elizabeth Ober.
Andrew Balch, m. Bethiah Lovett.
Caleb Balch, m. Elizabeth M.
Cyrus Balch, m. Judith Stone.
Ebenezer Balch, m. Lydia Sheppard.
Cyrus Decatur Balch, m. Margaret Wakely.
Samuel Balch, m. Martha Hannah Vining.
                              Samuel Balch in Civil War Uniform.
                               
                             I'm starting this line from Samuel.
                                 
                                         Generation No. 1
1.  Samuel Balch, (Cyrus Decatur, Ebenezer, Cyrus, Andrew, John, John, Benjamin, John, George) was born June 26, 1833 in Warren Co, Pa., and died June 19, in Ripley, Jackson, WVa.  He married (1) MARY ELLEN LEE.  He married (2) MARTHA HANNAH VINING, June 19, 1869, in Harrisonville, Ohio, daughter of TIMOTHY VINING and SINA.  She was born June 3, 1843, and died March 25, 1911.  
 
    Samuel and Martha at old homestead
MORE ABOUT SAMUEL BALCH:
Divorced from Mary Ellen Lee, June 1869

                             
                       Divorce                             Marriage                     Enlistment                      Pension
Looks like Samuel divorced Mary Ellen Lee one day, and turned around the next and married Martha Hannah Vining.  Hhhhmmm, makes ya wonder what was really going on.
Notes for MARTHA HANNAH VINING:
OBIT FOR MARTHA HANNAH BALCH:
    
Mrs. Martha H. Balch, widow of the late Samuel Balch, died at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Thomas Stewart, who she was living on Stone Ridge, Saturday
evening, at 8:00, age 67.  Lung trouble brought on by bronchitis was the cause
of death.  She is survived by four sons and two daughters.  William and D. B.
Balch of Thirteen, D. O. Balch of Rt. 1, Mrs. Lawson Caston of near Danstown, and Mrs. Thomas Stewart of Stone Ridge.  The funeral occured Monday at
Foster Chapel, Rev. Alfred Backus of the M. E. Church officiated.
(Mountaineer, March 31, 1911).
Children of  SAMUEL BALCH and MARTHA H VINING are:
2.          i.  WILLIAM WALLACE BALCH, b. March 2, 1870, Meigs Co, Ohio; d.
                 November 9, 1944, Dunbar, Kanawha, WVa.
            ii.  JOHN BALCH, b. March 2, 1870, Rutland, Meigs Co, Ohio.
           iii.  QUINCY ADAMS BALCH, b. July 14, 1872, Meigs Co, Ohio; d.
                March 24, 1942, Springfield, Ohio; m. Mary A. Lane, May 3,1903,
               Jackson Co, WVa; b. 1872, Jackson Co, WVa; d. Abt. 1932.
Notes for QUINCY ADAMS BALCH:
Funeral services for Adam Quincy Balch were held at the Ripley United Brethren church last Thursday afternoon and the body was taken to the King cemetery (near Ripley) for burial.  Rev. L. R. Mahoney had charge of the services.  Mr. Balch (born 1872) died at his home in Springfield, Ohio on Tuesday from which relatives described as heart disease and complications.  

He was a former Jackson County resident and his wife who died about ten years ago, was Mary Lane, sister of S. G. Lane of Ripley.  Four children and two brothers,Deb Balch of Leon, WVa, and William Balch of Dunbar, WVa,  are among the survivors.  (Jachkson Herald, Friday, 27 March 1942.)
3.          iv.  DELBERT OTIS BALCH, b. January 7, 1874, Harrisonville, Meigs
                   County, Ohio, d. December 23, 1942, Holzer Hospital, Gallipolis,   
                   Ohio.
             v.  CORA BELLE BALCH, b. September 21, 1876, Meigs County, Ohio;
                 d. April 1941, Jackson County, WVa; m. Elisha L. Casto,  
                 September 24, 1900, Jackson County, WVa.
Notes for CORA BELLE BALCH:
Furneral services were held at the Foster Chapel at 2 o'clock Tuesday
afternoon for Cora Belle (Balch) Casto, 67 years old, who died at her home, near Rockcastle very suddenly Monday from what was said to have been a heart-attack.  Rev. J. W. Garrison had charge of the funeral services and burial was in the church cemetery.  Surviving are the husband, E. L. Casto, a foster daughter, Mrs. Cleo Hickman, of Charleston, three brothers, W. M. Balch of Dunbar, Deb Balch of Leon, and Q. A. Balch of Columbus, Ohio.  (Herald, 25 April 1941.)
               vi.  FRANKLIN BALCH, September 7, 1878.
              vii.  DOC VINING BALCH,  b. February 7, 1880, Meigs County, Ohio;
                     m. Myrtle Snyder, April 19, 1902, Jackson County, WVa; b. abt
                    1882, Mason County, WVa.
4.          viii.  CORNA NELL BALCH, b. August 2, 1883, Meigs County, Ohio.
                                                     Generation No. 2  
2.  WILLIAM WALLACE BALCH(Samuel, Cyrus Decatur, Ebenezer, Cyrus,
Caleb, Andrew, John, John, Benjamin, John, George) was born March 2, 1870 in Meigs County, Ohio, and died November 9, 1944 in Dunbar, WVa.  He married (1) LILLIE BARNETTE, December 28, 1890 in Jackson County, WVa.  He married (2)JETTIE E NUCKLES June 1, 1906 in Jackson County WVa, daughter of JAMES NUCKLES and EMARINE TERRY.  She was born 1881 in Jackson County, WVa, and died April 18, 1926.
                                                                   
                                           Wm.Wallace & Nell                      Lillie & Mattie
More about WILLIAM WALLACE BALCH:
Burial:  Barnett Cemetery, Rockcastle, WVa.
More about JETTIE E NUCKLES:
Burial;     Cleveland, Ohio.
Child of WILLIAM WALLACE and LILLIE BARNETTE is:
          i.  MATTIE B. BALCH, b. November 8, 1891, Rockcastle, Jackson County,
             WVa; m. George F. Brotherton, August 10, 1912, Jackson County, b.
              Abt. 1888, Jackson County, WVa.
Children of WILLIAM WALLACE and JETTIE NUCKLES are:
          ii.  GEORGIA BALCH, b. Ripley, WVa.
         iii.  ACELE BALCH.    
        iv.  MACELE MAE.
More about MACELE MAE;    
Died of:  Killed in train accident in Dunbar, WVa.
        v.  CORDA MAE BALCH, b. May 30, 1907, Ripley, Jackson County, WVa.
6.    vi.  TRAVIS C BALCH, b. April 1, 1909, Rockcastle, Jackson County, WVa;
            d. January 20, 1974, in Florida.
      vii.  WILLIAM BALCH, b. January 1, 1911, Rockcastle, Jackson County,WVa.
     viii.  JAMES DELBERT BALCH, b. April 24, 1915, Ripley, WVa.
      ix.  LESTER VIRL BALCH, b. June 26, 1917, Ripley, WVa.
3.  DELBERT OTIS BALCH (Samuel, Cyrus Decatur, Ebenezer, Cyrus, Caleb,Andrew, John, John, Benjamin, John, George) was born January 7, 1874 in Harrisonville, Meigs County, Ohio, and died December 23, 1942 in Holzer Hospital, Gallipolis, Ohio.  He married ELIZA C. STONE January 19, 1901, in
Jackson County, WVa, daughter of F.STONE and MARY SAYRE.  She was
born 1881 in Jackson County, WVa, and died 1970.
Notes for DELBERT OTIS BALCH:
DELBERT OTIS BALCH
Delbert Otis Balch, son of the late Samuel and Martha Balch, was born     Harrisonville, Meigs County, Ohio, on January 7, 1874.  He departed this life at the Holzer Hospital, Gallispolis, Ohio, December 23, 1942, aged 68 years, 11 months, and 16 days.  He was united in marriage to Eliza C. Stone on January 19, 1901.  To this union eight children were born;  five daughters and three sons.
                
He leaves to mourn their loss, his wife and the following children:  Delbert
Valcie Balch, Camp Blanding, Florida; Vesta Merl Nicholl, of Leon, WVa;  Verta Belle Wood, Huntington, WVa;  Nellie Mae Chambers, Columbus, Ohio; Mary Marie Balch, Columbus, Ohio; Bonnie Acel Balch, Columbus, Ohio; Ernest Warren Balch, Columbus, Ohio.  Four grandchildren, Kenneth Wood, Jr; Donald Ray Wood; Robert Otis Kapp and Joseph Warren Balch, and one brother, William Balch of Dunbar, WVa.  Two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services were conducted at the Creston U. B. church on Saturday, December 26, (1942), by Rev. Roy Davis, pastor.  Interment in the Creston cemetery by Undertaker Raynes.  (Jackson Herald, Fri; 8 Jan 1943)
Children of DELBERT BALCH and ELIZA STONE are;
           i.  DELBERT VALCIE BALCH.
          ii.  VESTA MERL BALCH, m. UNKNOWN NICHOLL.
6.      iii.  VERTA BELLE BALCH.
         iv.  NELLIE MAE BALCH, m. UNKNOWN CHAMBERS.
          v.  MARY MARIE BALCH.
         vi.  BONNIE ACEL BALCH.
        vii.  ERNEST WARREN BALCH.
4.  CORNA NELL BALCH(Samuel, Cyrus Decatur, Ebenezer, Cyrus, Caleb,
Andrew, John, John, Benjamim, John, George) was born August 2, 1883 in Meigs County, Ohio  She married THOMAS E. STEWARTSeptember 9, 1903 in Jackson County, WVa, son of ROBERT STEWART and LOUISA PARSONS.He was born July 30, 1882 in Jackson County, WVa, and died April 15, 1966.
Children of CORNA BALCH and THOMAS STEWART are:
           i.  MARTHA LOUISE STEWART, b. Abt. 1904; m. CECIL STOVER,
               December 9, 1925, Jackson County, WVa; b. Abt. 1900, Jackson
               County, WVa.
7.       ii.  METTIE STEWART.
         iii.  PEARL STEWART.
        iv.  WALTER STEWART, m. TEENA WINTERS.
         v.  ROBERT STEWART, m. CATHERINE DAUBER.
Generation No. 3.    
5. TRAVIS C. BALCH (William Wallace, Samuel, Cyrus Decatur, Ebenezer,
Cyrus, Caleb, Andrew, John, John, Benjamin, John, George) was born April 1, 1901 in Rockcastle, Jackson County, WVa, and died January 20, 1974 in Florida.  He married GLENNA MAE LEGG August 16, 1930 in Dunbar, WVa, daughter of
JOHN LEGG and LUCINDA BELL.  She was born August 14, 1908 in Fayette County, WVa, and died June 15, 1986 in Washington, DC.
More about TRAVIS BALCH;
Burial:  Grandview Memorial Gardens, Dunbar, Kanawha County, WVa.
More about GLENNA LEGG:
Burial: June 1986, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Prince Georges Co, MD.
Child of TRAVIS BALCH and GLENNA LEGG is;
8.          JOANN BALCH, b. Charleston, Kanawha County, WVa.
6.  VERTA BELLE BALCH (Delbert Otis, Samuel, Cyrus Decatur, Ebenezer,
Cyrus, Caleb, Andrew, John, John, Benjamin, John, George) She married  UNKNOWN WOOD.
Children of VERTA BALCH and UNKNOWN WOOD are:
           i.  KENNETH WOOD.
          ii.  DONALD RAY WOOD.
7.  METTIE STEWART (Corna Nell Balch, Samuel, Cyrus Decatur, Ebenezer,
Cyrus, Caleb, "Andrew, John, John, Benjamin, John, George).  She married
LANCE SAYRE.
Children of METTIE STEWART and LANCE SAYRE are:
           i.  JEAN STEWART.
          ii.  MAXINE STEWART.
         iii.  BUCK STEWART.
        iv.  JOE STEWART.
 Generation No. 4
8. JOANN BALCH (Travis C, William Wallace, Samuel, Cyrus Decatur, Ebenezer, Cyrus, Caleb, Andrew, John, John, Benjamin, John, George) was born in Charleston, Kanawha County, WVa.  She married (1) WALLACE EDWARD DAUGHERTY December 14, 1946.  She married (2) EARL NELLO CURRY May 1955 in Charleston, Kanawha County, WVa, son of ROBERT CURRY and NINA HUDNALL.  He was born in Yawkey, Lincoln County, WVa.  
Children of JOANN BALCH and WALLACE DAUGHERTY are:
9.           i.  SANDRA SUE DAUGHERTY.
             ii.  WALLACE EDWARD JR, DAUGHERTY.
Children of JOANN BALCH and EARL CURRY are:
             iii.  TRAVIS EARL CURRY, b. September 6, 1953, Indiana; d. September
                 10, 1953, Indiana.
10.       iv.  LUCINDA EARLINE CURRY, b. September 10, 1954, Charleston,
                 Kanawha County, WVa.
            v.  LEONARD BELL CURRY, b. Charleston, Kanawha County, WVa.
           vi.  ERNEST EARL CURRY, b. Charleston, Kanawha County, WVa.
Generation No. 5
9. SANDRA SUE DAUGHERTY (JoAnn Balch, Travis C, William Wallace, Samuel, Cyrus Decatur, Ebenezer, Cyrus, Caleb, Andrew, John, John, Benjamin, John, George) was born in Charleston, Kanawha County, WVa.  She married (1) STEVEN WESLEY BIRTHISEL.  She married (2) JIMMIE HARRISON.
Child of SANDRA DAUGHERTY and JIMMIE HARRISON is:
        i.  SARAH ELIZABETH HARRISON, b. Charleston, Kanawha County, WVa.
10.  LUCINDA EARLINE CURRY(JoAnn Balch, Travis C, William Wallace, Samuel, Cyrus Decatur, Ebenezer, Cyrus, Caleb, Andrew, John, John, Benjamin, John, George) was born Septemer 10, 1954 in Charleston, Kanawha County, WVa.  She married (1) PETER CHRISTOPHER BARTOLOMEO, November 9, 1974 in Suitland, Prince Georges County, MD, son of MICHAEL JOSEPH BARTOLOMEO and ELINOR CUNNINGHAM.  He was born in Washington, DC.  She married (2) Private.
Children of LUCINDA CURRY and PETER BARTOLOMEO are:
           i.  PETER MICHAEL BARTOLOMEO, b. Washinton, DC.
          ii.  MATTHEW CHRISTOPHER BARTOLOMEO, b. PG County, MD.
Children of LUCINDA CURRY and PRIVATE are:
         iii.  KATHRYN SKYE CURRY.
         iv.  SETH LOGAN CURRY.
       
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