Person:Elizabeth Knotts (2)

m. 5 Sep 1826
  1. Jemima Knotts1827 - 1893
  2. Capt. Absalom Knotts1830 - 1900
  3. William Knotts1833 - 1915
  4. Rufus Knotts1836 - 1907
  5. Elizabeth Jane Knotts1838 - 1920
Facts and Events
Name Elizabeth Jane Knotts
Gender Female
Birth[1] 11 Nov 1838 Jackson Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), United States
Marriage Abt 4 Jan 1853 to Robert James Chenoweth
Death[2] 14 Sep 1920 Roane Co., West Virginia, United States
Burial[3][2] Chenoweth Cemetery, Minnora, Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United States

Her obit says she was born in Weston, (W)VA.

From an unidentified newspaper 1920 Prominent Woman Dead Mrs. Jane Chenoweth, one of the prominent women of Calhoun county and well known in all sections of the county, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. B. Corder, from the effects of a stroke of paralysis early Monday morning of last week. Mrs. Chenoweth was the widow of the late Robert Chenoweth, of Washington district, who died about twelve years ago. She was born at Weston 83 years ago and before marriage was Miss Jane Knotts, a member of one of the state's most prominent families. She was a high type of Christian womanhood and was possessed of sterling traits of character that endeared her to all with whom she came in contact. The news of her demise will be heard with regret in all sections of the county. (Note: a good part of the rest of the obit is either missing or unreadable. The information below is what I have been able to take from the one remaining paragraph.) She had eighteen children. Mrs. unreadable (possibly Lena) Stalnaker and Mrs. William Stalnaker of Orma; Mrs. J. B. Corder, Mrs. Fenton West, Mrs. _ D. Springson (Springston?) of Spencer, ____ __ Riddle of Billings, Mrs. Eva Robinson of Harrisville, Wood and K_____ Chenoweth of Minnora, and Wheeler Chenoweth of Arnoldsburg. From information written in below the obituary: Elizabeth Jane Knotts Chenoweth 1839 - 1920 d/o Joseph and Mary Arnold Knotts

  1. Lowther, Minnie Kendall. History of Ritchie County: with biographical sketches of its pioneers and their ancestors, and with interesting reminiscences of Revolutionary and Indian times. (Wheeling, W. Va.: Wheeling News Litho Co., c1911).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Jon D. Egge, email: jegge AT chenowethsite dot com, Descendants of Robert James Chenoweth
  3. Bailey, Ronzel L., and West Virginia) Calhoun County Historical and Genealogical Society (Grantsville. Cemeteries in Calhoun County, West Virginia. (Grantsville, West Virginia: The Society, 1985).
  4.   Jackson, P. A. Jackson Ledger. (1887)
  5.   Calhoun County Historical and Genealogical Society (Grantsville, West Virginia). History of Calhoun County, West Virginia, 1989. (Grantsville).
  6.   McWhorter Jackson Sketches