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James Venters and
Emeline Todd Slone

James Venters b 14 Sept 1825 Shelby Creek, Pike Co KY d 23 Jul 1917 Minneapolis, Hennepin Co Minnesota; buried Marrowbone Cemetery, Reginia, Pike Co KY; s/o John Venters and Nancy Crum. James Venters m. 24 Nov 1844 Pikeville, Pike Co KY to Emeline Todd Sloan b 24 Aug 1827 Russell (now Dickenson) Co VA d 7 Sept 1884 Floyd Co KY. Children of James Venters and Emeline Todd Slone;

1. Nancy Venters b 28 Oct 1845 Russell Co VA d 3 Nov 1852 Pound River, Wise Co VA

2. George Martin Venters b 1 May 1847 Bad Creek, Wise Co VA d 20 Sept 1894 Portland, Sumner Co TN; m. 18 Aug 1866 Wise Co VA to Rhoda Louise Branham b 22 Dec 1848 Russell Co VA d 13 Jan 1894 Wise Co VA; d/o Martin Branham and Matilda Hall. George Martin Venters m. 21 Jul 1883 Letcher Co KY to Susan Wright b 1851 Letcher Co KY d 1912; buried Joel E Wright Cemetery, Old Payne Gap Road, Kona, Letcher Co KY; d/o Joel Ellis Wright and Eliza Agnes Bates. Susan Wright m. 8 Jul 1882 Letcher Co KY to Thomas J Davis b abt 1860 VA; s/o James K Davis and Margaret Davis.

3. Elizabeth Venters b 9 Nov 1848 Russell Co VA d 7 Apr 1883 Dickenson Co VA; m. 15 Nov 1866 Harmon Mullins b 6 Oct 1844 d 23 Feb 1917 in prison; buried Harmon Mullins Cemetery, Clintwood, Dickenson Co VA; s/o Isaac M Mullins and Elizabeth Mullins. Harmon Mullins m. 25 Apr 1891 Russell Co VA to Mary Bell Grizzle b 8 Jul 1854 Russell Co VA d 24 Feb 1938 Washington Co VA; d/o Jesse Grizzle and Nancy Franklin.

4. John Venters b 13 Jun 1850 Russell Co VA d 21 Aug 1909; m. (1) to Elizabeth Polly. John Venters m. (2) to Mary Wright. John Venters m. 17 Apr 1875 to Mary Julliette Mullins

5. Adam Robinson Venters b 30 Jul 1852 Pound River, Wise Co VA d 14 Jun 1922 Pike Co KY; m. 1 Nov 1877 Letcher Co KY to Mary Jane Coleman b 2 Apr 1858 Raleigh MO d 15 Sept Marrowbone, Pike Co KY. Mary Jane Coleman m. 7 Feb 1924 to Benjamin Smallwood

6. Louisa Venters b 19 Jul 1854 VA d 22 Feb 1910; m. 15 Oct 1870 Pike Co KY to Harvey Ellison Coleman

7. Jane R Venters b 16 Nov 1857 Wise Co VA d 10 Nov 1945; m. 30 May 1877 Wise Co VA to Joel Martin Wright b 1856 Letcher Co KY d 5 Aug 1933 Hammond, KY; s/o Joel Ellis Wright and Eliza Agnes Bates.

8. Margaret Rebecca Venters b 24 Jun 1861 Wise Co VA d 8 Aug 1904; m. William Booker Mullins

9. James Monroe Venters b 5 Feb 1864 Wise Co VA d 18 Jun 1935 Pike Co KY; m. abt 1886 to Mellie Frances Ratliff b 12 Aug 1869 Pike Co KY d 10 Jun 1915 Pike Co KY; d/o Joel Ratliff and Elizabeth Coleman. James Monroe Venters m. 28 Feb 1916 Pike Co KY to Bessie Richmond. Bessie Richmond m. James Adkins.

10. Andrew Johnson Venters b 31 Aug 1866 Wise Co VA d 5 Jan 1891 Pike Co KY; m. 3 Apr 1888 to Louisa Belle Polly

11. Emily Venters b 1 Feb 1869 Wise Co VA d 4 Apr 1903 Pike Co KY; m. John Ellison Ratliff b 1862 d 26 Jun 1926; s/o Joel Ratliff and Elizabeth Coleman.


1860 Wise Co VA Census

286 Venters, James 34 M High Sheriff KY
286 Venters, Emeline 32 F Housekeeper VA
286 Venters, George M 13 M VA
286 Venters, Elizabeth 11 F VA
286 Venters, John 9 M VA
286 Venters, Adams 7 M VA
286 Venters, Louisa 4 F VA
286 Venters, Jane 2 F VA

287 Venters, George M 31 M Farmer KY
287 Venters, Susan 29 F Housekeeper KY
287 Venters, Alexander 12 M VA
287 Venters, James 11 M KY
287 Venters, Louisa 8 F KY
287 Venters, Helen 6 F VA
287 Venters, Leanzy 4 F VA
287 Venters, Columbus 1 M VA

1870 in Pound, Wise, Virginia, United States
Note: The household was enumerated as follows:

James Venters, M, white, married, 44y, b. KY
Emaline Venters, F, white, married, 43y, b. KY
John Venters, M, 20y, b. VA
Adam Venters, M, 18y, b. VA
Louisa Venters, F, 16y, b. VA
Jane Venters, F, 14y, b. VA
Margaret Venters, F, 11y, b. VA
Monro Venters, M, 7y, b. VA
Andrew G Venters, M, 4y, b. VA
Emily Venters, F, 1y, b. VA


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