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Re: Anyone researching the Metz family from Marion Co WV
Posted by: Wbh (ID *****1115) Date: September 12, 2012 at 21:17:17
In Reply to: Anyone researching the Metz family from Marion Co WV by Ross Frazier of 972

Lamech Metz, age 25, and Martha A. Metz, age 22, were married on 8 February 1866 at Marion county, West Virginia. He was born in Monongalia county, WV, she was born in Wetzel county, WV. His parents were Leonard and Sarah. Her parents were Presley and Lucy. The marriage record is here:
http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12522433&Type=Marriage

1870 census of Mannington, Marion, West Virginia:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Lamech Metz M 29y West Virginia (born 1840-1842)
Martha Ann Metz F 23y West Virginia (born 1846-1848)
Sarah E Metz F 4y West Virginia (born 1865-1867)
Samuel E Metz M 2y West Virginia (born 1867-1869)
The 1870 census record is here:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ45-4DQ

Martha Ann Metz, wife of Lamech Metz, died 27 July 1876 at Marion county. Her parents were given as (unreadable) and Lucy Metz. The death record is here:
http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5813263&Type=Death

Lamech remarried on 10 January 1878 at Marion county to Jemima Rice. The marriage record is here: http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12522699&Type=Marriage

1880 census of Mannington, Marion, West Virginia:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF Lamach Metz M 40 Virginia, United States
WIFE Jemima Metz F 38 Virginia, United States
DAU Sarah E. Metz F 14 West Virginia, United States
DAU Allice Metz F 9 West Virginia, United States
SON Samuel Metz M 12 West Virginia, United States
DAU Almeda Metz F 7 West Virginia, United States
DAU Mary E. Metz F 2 West Virginia, United States
The 1880 census record is here:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6RB-MT1

Lamech Metz, age 67 years, 1 month, and 7 days, died at Glover Gap, Marion county, West Virginia, on 5 December 1907. The death record is here, 2nd line from the bottom:
http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5826786&Type=Death


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