Posted By:David Dinwiddie
Subject:Descendants of Will or William Dever and son James Calvin Dever
Post Date:November 16, 2003 at 03:47:22
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Forum:Pocahontas County, WV Genealogy Forum
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Searching for Descendants and or information, on my 2nd Great Grandfather Will or William Dever, who was born in WV ( possibly the area of Charleston or Pocahontas County, WV.)

Will or William had at least 1 child named James Calvin Dever.

James Calvin Dever b. 08-10-1834 in WV ( possibly the area of Charleston or Pocahontas County ), married 1st wife Martha Jane Bobbitt and had 9 children:

1.) Bird Dever b. 03-14-1884 in WV ( possibly in the area of Charleston or Pocahontas County ), married Delphia Emaline Pierce in Missouri.Bird died in Jonesboro, AR. in Aug. 1942.Delphia died in May 1963, in Taney County, MO.

2.) Frank Dever, last known address Muskogee, OK in Jan. 1925.

3.) Joseph Dever, last known address Fairfield County, OH in Nov. 1925.

4.) Lena Dever, married Charles Clawson, last known address in Los Angelos County, CA. Sept.1925.

5.) Mary Dever, married Clarence Burros, last known address in Los Angelos, CA. Sept. 1925.

6.) William B. Dever, last known address Taney County, MO. in Oct. 1922.

7.) James Dever, last known address in Muskogee, OK.

8.) Tobe Dever, b. 09-26-1886, married Rosetta, had a son named Sam, Tobe died 1962 in Muskogee, OK.

9.) Harry Dever, married Emma, last known address was in Muskogee, Ok. in July 1926.

James Calvin Dever married his 2nd wife Martha Jane Tennison in Christian County, MO and they had 2 chldren:

1.) Clyde Dever, b. Feb. 1901 Taney County, MO. d. Feb. 1951 in Taney County, MO., married Florence Ida Worley in the area of Christian County, MO. and had 7 children (including my Mother Veda Arlene Dever b. Sept. 1941, d. Jan. 2001).

2. Claud Dever, b. Dec. 1897 in Taney County, MO. and d. July 1966 in Taney County, MO..

Any and all information would be greatly appreciated.
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David L. Dinwiddie