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1. George W Washam "Lane"
b abt 1843. George m 1st) Susan Rebecca Troutman abt 1861
in either Gallatin or Grant Co, KY.
He is in
the 1870 Mt Zion, Grant, KY as George Washam age 27 b KY with wife Susan R. age 22 &
children David L age 6; John L age 4; George W Peter Troutman age 88 is living
Susan Rebecca b 6 May 1847 Grant Co, KY d 15 Nov
1922 Kenton Co, KY.
She is in the 1880 Flat Creek, Grant, KY census age 33 (div) living with her parents John
& Catharene Troutman. Rebecca m 2nd) Buck Robinson.
Buck and Rebecca had 2 known children: Rolly Robinson b 13 Aug 1886 Boone, KY & d 8
Feb 1916 Boone, KY and Edward D Robinson b abt 1884 KY. Rebecka is in the 1910
Newport Ward 1, Campbell, Kentucky census with son, Edward D Robinson, age 26 and
grandson, Howard Washum, age 6. She is in the Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953. Rebecca Robinson
d 15 Nov 1922 Kenton, KY d/o John Trautman b Boone Co, KY, mother Poyntz b VA)
Brandon Simpson, 2001, wrote:
... the GGgrandson of George
Washum, I am told that George Washum's original name was Tom Lane. He used to live in
NC. Some guy stole his horse, so he confronted him and killed him. Then he moved to
Grant Co, KY. George's wife's maiden name is Sarah Elizabeth Osborne. She is buried in
Mt. Pisgah Cem. George died in Lakeland Mental Institution in Louisville.
George m 2nd) Sarah
Elizabeth Osborn 22 Jan 1879 Grant Co, KY. Sarah Elizabeth Osborne b 5 Oct
1847 Mt Pisgah, Grant Co, KY & d 3 Sep 1929 Grant Co, KY. (Kentucky Death Records as
Elizabeth Washum widowed & d/o Richard Osburn & Lucinda Jump, Informant Sol Washum)
George is in the 1880 census age 32 b TN with
wife Sarah E age 32 & children: Lucy E age 12; Frank age 10; William J age 8; Mary E age
7; George age 5; Richard T age 3; Annie E age 6 mo.
Sarah is in the
1900 Downingville, Grant, KY census age 52 b KY with children: Rhoda Reynolds age 18 m 4
years; Mary Wilson age 27 b Oct 1872 m 12 years 2/2; Greenberry Wilson age 32 b Jun 1867 m
12 years (husband of Mary); George Washum age 25 b Jun 1875 m 4 years with wife Nellie
Aug 1881 m 4 years 1/1 with Sol E Washam age 1; Martha Washum age 11 b Aug 1888; George
W. Wilson age 10 b Feb 1890; Mary F. Wilson age 4 b Jul 1895. FamilySearch Ancestral File
has Sarah as d/o Richard Osborne & Lucinda Jump & m 1st)
George Washington McCormick 14 Jan 1867 Williamstown, Grant,
KY. Sarah is bur Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery, Grant, KY.
Children of George and Sarah McCormick:
Lucy McCormick b 22 Dec 1867 Owen Co, KY d 22 May 1906 KY
2. Mary Frances McCormick b Oct 1868 Owen Co,
KY d 22 May 1906. (She is the Mary Wilson age 27 living with Sarah Washum in the 1900
3. Francis McCormick
4. Benjamin Franklin McCormick b Apr 1870 d Feb
1937 Owen Co, KY.
5. Dawson Douglas Edward McCormick b 1872 Grant
Co, KY & d 24 Apr 1949.
Washington McCormick b 5 Jun 1875 Grant Co, KY (He is the George Washam b Jun
1875 in the 1900 census. When young, he took the name Washum. George m
Nellie Jump 17 Sep 1896 Williamstown, Grant, KY. Nellie b 4
Aug 1881 in Grant, KY & d 16 Dec 1944 Covington, Kenton, KY. George d 1 Dec 1931
Stewartsville, Grant, KY.
Children: (only one listed)
Edman Washum b 11 Mar 1899 Mt Pisgah, Grant Co, KY. In the 1900 Downingville,
Grant Co, KY cens he is Sol E Washum b May 1894. Sol d 11 Mar 1982 in Covington,
Kenton, KY. Sol m Loraine Lorona Jackson.
Richard McCormick b 5 Dec 1877 Grant Co, KY
8. Willie McCormick
Children of Susan Rebecca Troutman & George
1A.1. David Lee Washum
b 15 May 1862 of Boone, KY (6-1870; May 1862-1900; 51-1910; 70-1930) m
Nancy Margaret Wallace abt 1886 & he d 1 Sep 1952 Walton,
Boone, KY (Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953 age 82. Parents George Washum & Rebecca
Troutman) (Believe the age at death is incorrect if he was 6 years old in 1870)
Nancy b 9 May 1857 of Boone Co, KY, d 16
May 1929 Verona, Boone, KY. They are in the 1900 Verona, Boone, KY census. He is age 38
b May 1862 (Believe his age is incorrect if he was age 6 in 1870) m 14 years with wife
Nannie. They are in the 1910 Verona, Boone, KY census. He is age 51 m 23 years & Nannie
J is age 52. They are in the 1930 Verona, Boone, KY census. He is age 60 as Dave Washum
living with Herman & Mallie Caldwell, his daughter.
b & d before 1900.
1A.1.2. Floyd J
Washum b 22 Feb 1888 Verona, Boone, KY. (12-1900 & World War I Draft
Registration has dark brown eyes & dark brown hair) He m 1st)
Sevelle Franks. Sevelle b 18 Jan 1895 Bracht Station, KY & d 29 Mar 1930 Kenton
Co, KY age 35. Floyd m 2nd) Edith E. abt
1928. He is in the 1930 Covington, Kenton Co, KY census as Floyd L Washum age 42
b KY, m 25, railroad switchman.
Times Recorder, Zanesville, Ohio, 2 Feb
"Hit By Train Slightly
Hurt Cincinnati, Feb 4 - A freight locomotive and four box cars passed over
three-year old Donald Hall today but he crawled from under one of the cars... The
confused child, still on his hands and knees, was moving toward the speeding train
when brakeman Floyd Washum also of Covington, snatched him into his arms."
Floyd & d. age 75, 2 Mar 1963 Kenton, KY.
(Kentucky Death Index)
Lavania Washum b 30 Nov 1918 Covington, Kenton, KY. Lavania Washum named
Sevella Franks as her mother. She is in the 1930 Covington, Kenton Co, KY
census living in the Covington Protestant Children's home as Loraine Washum age 11 b
She m Guy Kenneth
Weatherholt b 25 Aug 1918 & d 6 Nov 1993 Ashland, Boyd, KY. Lavania d 8
Jun 2005 Ashland, Boyd, KY. Jun 10, 2005, Herald-Dispatch.com:
WEATHERHOLT, 86, of Ashland, widow of Guy Kenneth Weatherholt I, died Wed in St.
Mary’s Medical Center. She was a retired Covington schoolteacher and a substitute
teacher at Rose Hill Christian School. Funeral 6 p.m. Sunday, Steen Funeral Home
Chapel, Ashland; graveside service 1 p.m. Friday, New Bethel Cemetery, Verona.
1A.1.3. Arthur Clem
Washum 25 Aug 1889 Boone Co, KY (7-1900; 19-1910) m
Cecil G. Sturgeon abt 1917. Cecil b Jul 1898 Boone Co, KY. He d Sep 1964 KY &
Cecil d 10 May 1969 Kenton Co, KY. They are in the 1920 Walton, Boone, KY census. He
is age 30 & Cecil is age 20. They are in the 1930 Verona, Boone, KY census. He is age
41 m age 28 & Cecil is age 30 m age 17
Children: (Kentucky Births show mother as
Edward Washum b 24 Oct 1917 Boone Co, KY & d 3 Jan 1988 Boone, KY.
Mary Blanche Washum b 12 Feb 1920 Boone Co, KY
& d 22 Mar 2005 Verona, Boone, KY. Mary m
Hubert Paul Ryan 3 Aug 1938. Hubert b 30 Jun 1916
& d 14 Feb 1969. The Cincinnati Post, 24 Mar 2005:
Blanche Ryan, 85, of
Verona, died Tuesday at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of All Saints
Church, Walton. Survivors include sons, Paul Ryan of Batavia, Ohio, Stanley Ryan
Sr., Dwight Wayne Ryan, Roger Dale Ryan, Michael Ryan and Kevin Ryan, all of
Verona; daughters, Joan Willett of Walton and Betty Johnson of Russellville; a
brother, George Washum of Walton; a sister, Bonnie Renaker of Sparta; 17
grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services will be Friday at
Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home, Verona. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery,
Verona. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Northern Kentucky, 1403 Alexandria
Pike, Fort Thomas, Ky.
Alice Washum b 29 Apr 1922 Boone C., KY & d 5 Nov 1975 of Boone, KY.
Martha m Mr
Russell Washum b 22 Dec 1924 Boone Co, KY & d 12 Sep 1975 Boone, KY.
Elden Washum b 1 Aug 1928 Boone Co, KY & d 3 Nov 1974 Cincinnati, Hamilton,
Ohio. (OH death cert: 084198)
Davis Washum b 17 Oct 1931 Boone Co, KY.
1A.1.3.7. Bonita F.
Washam b 22 Jun 1933 Boone Co, KY & m Rodney Renaker
b abt 1932.
1A.1.4. Maude Annie
Washum b Sep 1892 (7-1900; 17-1910) m Herman W. Caldwell
5 Jun 1912 Kenton, KY. Herman b 1 Oct 1893 Boone Co, KY. (World War I Draft
Registration) They are on the 1920 Walton, Boone, KY census. She is age 28 &
Herman is age 26. They are on the 1930 Verona, Boone, KY census. She is age 37 m. age
20 & Herman is age 36 m age 19. Her father Dave Washum age 70 is living with them.
Maud d 18 Sep 1974 Boone, KY. Herman d 9 Jan 1976 Boone, KY.
Children: (Kentucky Births show mother as
1A.1.4.1. Nannie E
Caldwell b 5 Mar 1914 Boone Co, KY.
1A.1.4.2. Zada L
Caldwell b 28 Apr 1929 Boone Co, KY.
Caldwell b Mar 1933 Boone Co, KY & d 6 Mar 1933 Boone Co, KY.
1A.2. John L. Washum
b Dec 1866 of Boone, KY (4-1870; 12/66-1900; 42-1910; 63-1930) John m 1st)
Frances D abt 1890. Frances b Dec 1866 KY. John m
2nd) Susie F. Vickers.
Children of John & Frances:
Washum b 26 Jul 1892 of Verona, Boone, KY & m Earl E
Ashcraft b 8 May 1887 & d Feb 1976 Glencoe, Gallatin, KY. Scena d May
1975 Covington, Kenton, KY.
b & d bef 1900 of Boone Co, KY.
1A.3. Lucy E
Washum b abt 1868 of Grant, KY.
1A.4. William George Washum
b Dec 1869 of Henry, KY (2-1870) He m 1st) Luthera Hall
b Nov 1867 of Henry, KY & m 2nd) Catherine "Katherine"
Lee Washam b 28 May 1890 Verona, Boone, KY & d 11 Oct 1966
Hamilton, OH. He m Mary Roselle Kemper b 22 Jun
1887 of Clark, Indiana & d 1934 of Carroll, KY.
Photo of Mary from
the Washum Family Tree on Ancestry.com.
William Lee Washum b 3 Jun 1913 Worthville, Carroll, KY & died 13 Jun 1913 of
typhoid fever. (William Washum, 2009)
Claude Lee Washum b 2 Feb 1918 Worthville, Carroll, KY
& d 6 Mar 1975
Hamilton, Ohio. He m Joyce Lovella Stewart b 29 Aug
1930 Bell, KY & d 28 May 2009 Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH.
Photo of Claude from the Washum Family Tree on Ancestry.com.
Children: Carolyn Lea
"Carol" Washum, Mary Ann Washum,
William Henry Washum "Bill", Michael Wayne Washum "Mike", Deborah Sue
Washum & Mark Stewart
Ganis Washum b 3 Jun 1895 Verona, Boone, KY & d 30 Dec 1949 Ft Thomas,
1A.5. Mary E Washum
b Oct 1872 of Grant, KY & m Greenberry
1A.6. Eliza Ann Washum
"Annie Elizabeth" b 25 Jun 1874 Verona, Boone, KY & d 25 Oct 1934 Boone Co, KY. Her death is
recorded in Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953 as Eliza Ann Gordon wife of Richard
Gordon, age 60 & her parents are George W Washum and Rebecca Trantman (Should be
Troutman) (FamilySearch Ancestral File b abt 1878)
1A.8. Francis Marion
Washum b 8 Jul 1877 of Grant, KY & d 19 Dec 1957 Kenton, KY. He m 1st)
Sarah Agnes Gordon b 31 Dec 1883 Williamstown, Grant, KY &
d 9 Aug 1908 Latonia, Kenton, KY. Francis m 2nd) Hattie B
McGowan b 1 Apr 1864 Carlisle, Kentucky & d 30 Sep 1921 Kenton, KY. He
1A.9. Richard T
Washum b abt 1877 of Grant, KY.
Children of Sarah Elizabeth Osborne & George
Bell Washum b abt 1879 Grant, KY & d 13 Sep 1914 Boyle, KY.
1B.3. Rhoda Lane
Washum b 9 Jan 1882 Mt Pisgah, Grant, KY, m 1st) Nathan
Jasper Reynolds. Rhoda m 2nd) Leslie Jump b
6 Apr 1872 of Grant, KY & d 19 Feb 1951 of Caddo, OK. Rhoda d 3 Mar 1980 Apache,
Caddo, OK. (SSDI)
1B.4. Solomon W E
Washum "Sol" b 9 Dec 1882 Grant, KY m 1st) unknown.
He m 2nd) Letha
b abt 1882 of Grant, KY & d 14 Feb 1958 Grant Co, KY. Sol d 28 Apr 1976 Grant
Co, KY. Sol is bur in Mt Pisgah Church Cemetery, Grant, Kentucky.
Grant Co Cemeteries - A History of their Inhabitants, Published by the
Grant Co KY Historical Society, 1988:
Sol Washum, 93, of
Williamstown, KY, died Apr 28, 1976 at Grant Co. Hospital. He was a retired farmer
and oldest member of Mt. Pisgah Church. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Naomi
Bennett of Owen Co, Mrs. Rosella Chipman of Sparta, and Mrs. Marcella Simpson of
Williamstown. Burial in Mt. Pisgah Cem.
1B.5. Martha Mattie
Washum b 29 Aug 1888 Mt Pisgah, Grant, KY & d 4 May 1952 of Oklahoma. She m
Robert Gilbert Stewart b 5 Dec 1887 Williamstown, KY.