Posted By:Bernice Wright
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Subject:Pyles (Piles) Pocahontas Census: 1850, 1860, 1870, 188o
Post Date:April 26, 2003 at 07:48:18
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1880 Pocahontas WV Census
James Piles 61
Susan C, wife 51
Henry F, son 28
Alcinda J, dau 27, divorced
John L, son, 21
James L, son, 19
Leah H, dau, 15
Susanne E B, dau, 14
Josiah B, son, 11


On the 1870 Pocahontus WV Census is the following family
Piles, James 52 born Va
Susan, 41
Henry H, 19, deaf and dumb
Alucinda J, 18
Nancy A, 16
Mary E?, 13
John , 11, deaf and dumb
James S?,9
Hester, 7
Susan 5, born WV
Jonah (Jonas?) B, 1 born WV, deaf and dumb

1860 Pocahontas
James Piles, (Jr?), 41
Susan 32
Jacob B 11
Alcinda J 7
Nancy A 6
Mary E W 4
Jno. Setcher 1
Babe 1/12, male

1850 Pocahontas
378 Jacob Piles 67
James 30
Susan 31?
Beckey, 3
Infant, male ?/12
382 James Piles, Sr, 59
Mary 50
Jacob,20
Patience 19
John 16
Jane, 14
William 12
Samuel, 10
Mary M, 2

My gut feeling is that Alcinder J Piles (Pyles) born abt 1852 dau of James and Susan (Grimes?) Piles, is the Alcinda J Piles (Pyles) that married Noah Smith Alderman. On the 1880 census it is noted that she was divorced. Does anyone know who she was divorced from? It would appear that she married Alderman abt 1882 from the info given on the 1900 census.
From the census info, one could assume that James Piles (Pyles) was son of James Piles, Sr and Mary and that Jacob Piles was the father of James Piles, Sr.


Seeking info on Noah Smith Alderman, born abt 1857 in Va, now WV and married to Alcinder J Plyes born abt 1852.
Children were:
Icie Sue born abt 1889 married Lanty Underwood
Elbert H abt 1883
Esta L abt 1884
Michel N or S abt 1887
Golda M F Oct 1891
Ira D O abt 1893
Lake L L Sept 1898

Bernice