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Re: Family of Cora Edna Honaker
Posted by: Honaker Family Assn. (ID *****3925) Date: July 07, 2005 at 13:16:31
In Reply to: Family of Cora Edna Honaker by Joyce King of 976

We don't know how much you know about the family. Cora was fifth generation from the Swiss immigrant Hans Jacob Honaker, through his eldest son Frederick, born in Philadelphia. We did not know until seeing your posting that she ever had any children, and our dates for their birth appear wrong. If you would be kind enough to let us know how you are related to her, please send your data to Honaker Family Assn., P.O. Box 3636, Alexandria VA 22302. We will add it to the supplement to our 1998 book, Honaker Family in America. Thank you. Your cousin, Tom Hanlin.


32. Thomas Davidson[4] Honaker (Samuel Sams[3], Jacob[2], Frederick[1]). Born 11 Jul 1837 in Willow Bend, Monroe Co. (West) Va. Died 29 Jan 1922 in Guthrie (also reported as Sissonsville), Kanawha Co., W.Va. He was a gunsmith. Family legend is that he was a good singer. A West Virginia roster of Union soldiers lists a Thomas D. Honaker who was a sergeant in the 7th Cavalry, Co. E. Thomas Davidson lived in West Virginia and is the only presently-known Thomas D. who lived there in the correct timeframe.
       He married America Harrison, daughter of Alexander Harrison and Elizabeth Unknown, 8 Aug 1861. Born ca. 1845.
Children:

90.              i.       Stevenson Powell[5]. Born 20 Jan 1873 in Kanawha County.
              ii.       Lucinda Elizabeth. Born 1875 in Kanawha County. Died 1954 in Kanawha County. She married
                     Henry Fry St. Clair.
89.              iii.        Edward Simpson (also reported as Edward Sampson and Edwin Simpson). Born ca. 1877 in
                     Kanawha County.
88.              iv.       Rosa. Born ca. 1879 in Kanawha County.
              v.       Cora. Born ca. 1881 in Kanawha County. She married John Rush (also Rust).

[searching for any links to Cora Edna Honaker b. 24 Sept 1865 Point Pleasant WV d. 24 July 1952 Florida Married John Henry Rust b. 11 Jan 1862 d. 27 Feb 1945 She is my ggrandmother. She was a Jehovah's Witness. I have a few pictures to share with others related also.]

              vi.       Laura. Born ca. 1883. Died as an infant.


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