Birthabt 1857, Logan Co., Virginia
Marriage23 Mar 1878, McDowell Co., West Virginia
Birthabt 1855, Tazewell Co., Virginia
BirthJan 1879, Boone Co., West Virginia
BirthDec 1884, Kentucky or West Virginia
Notes for Leander & Elizabeth (Family)
McDowell Co. WV marriage book #1, p. 141, records marriage on 23 Mar 1878 of Leander Trent, age 21, single, born Logan Co., Va, residence McDowell Co., WV, parents Smith & Phebe Trent, and Elizabeth Steel, age 22, single, born Tazewell Co., Va, residence McDowell Co., WV, parents Ruban & Patsy Steel, by Wilson England.
1880 census of Boone Co., West Virginia, Washington district, enumerated 9 June, lists on p. 10 as family #99:
Leander Trent, 22, b. Va Va Va, farmer; Elizabeth, 24, wife, b. Va Va Va; James F., 1, son, b. WV Va Va; Linzy Mullins, 24, b. Va Va Va.
The preceding household is that of Leander’s brother James F., with a son Leander age 1. Apparently they both had sons the same year, and named them after each other. The Linzy Mullins in this household is the brother of James F. Trent’s wife Eliza.
1900 census of Lincoln Co., West Virginia, Jefferson district, enumerated 30 June, lists on p. 17A as family #296:
Trent, Elizabeth, 45, b. Apr 1855, widowed, married 22 years, mother of 7 children, 3 living, b. Ky Ky Ky; James F., son, 21, b. Apr 1855, Ohio WV Ky; Rosco, son, 15, b. Dec 1884, Ky WV Ky; John, son, 12, b. July 1887, Ky WV Ky.