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John Wesley CHAMBERS
Apollonia GOFF
Husband:  John Wesley CHAMBERS
Birth:  2 Oct 1834, Allegany Co., MD
Death:  26 Jun 1908, Preston Co., WV
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  William CHAMBERS
Mother:  Nancy LITTLE
Marriage:  18 Feb 1858, Preston Co., VA [now WV]
Wife:  Apollonia / Appolonia / Epalonia / Epalona / Epilonia / Epilona GOFF
Birth:  1 Aug 1841, (W)VA
Death:  5 Apr 1930, Preston Co., WV
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  James Jefferson GOFF
Mother:  Mary Ann MILLER

Apollonia is a popular name with Germans; it's the feminine form of the Greek name, Apollo; other spellings are misspellings.

Children born in Reno Twp., Preston Co., WV:
  1.  Emily CHAMBERS, b. 19 Apr 1859
  2.  Annazalia S. CHAMBERS, b. 1860/1; m. Benjamin P. GOWER
  3.  Apollonia / Apalona L. "Ella" CHAMBERS, b. 1863/4
  4.  Nancy D. CHAMBERS, b. 4 May 1866
  5.  William Ira CHAMBERS, b. 24 Jul 1868
  6.  James CHAMBERS, b. Sep 1870
  7.  John CHAMBERS, b. 1871/2
  8.  Estella CHAMBERS, b. 1874/5
  9.  Samuel CHAMBERS, b. 1876/7
10.  Amy Columbia CHAMBERS, b. Jul 1879
11.  Zorah F. CHAMBERS, b. Apr 1885
12.  (Child) CHAMBERS, died young
13.  (Child) CHAMBERS, died young
Grandchild:
.  Claude GOWER, b. Dec 1885, WV
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #27 of 35):  Rowlesburg P.O., District No. 8, Preston Co., VA [WV], Roll M653_1372, p. 326, PN 326, 2275/2255, enumerated 31 Oct 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
John W Chambers 24 M   Farmer     Md
Epalona    " 18 F         Va
Emily      "  1 F         "

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 64):  Rowlesburg P.O., Reno Twp., Preston Co., WV, Roll M593_1697, p. 181B, PN 6, 37/37, enumerated 14 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
Chambers John W 36 M W Farmer 800 300 Maryland
________ Apalona 29 F W Keeping House     Virginia
________ Emily 11 F W       Virginia
________ Anazala S  9 F W       Virginia
________ Apalona L  6 F W       West Virginia
________ Nancy D  4 F W       West Virginia
________ William I  2 M W       West Virginia

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 42):  Union Dist., Preston Co., WV, Roll T9_1411, p. 294A, PN 9, SD 1, ED 61, enumerated 7 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13 21 23 24 25 26
68 73 Chambers John W M 46       / Farmer     MD IRL VA
    ________ Epilonia W F 39   Wife   / Keeping house     VA VA VA
    ________ Emily W F 21   Dau /         VA MD VA
    ________ Ella W F 16   Dau /     /   WV MD VA
    ________ Nancy W F 14   Dau /     /   WV MD VA
    ________ Wm I W M 12   Son /     / / WV MD VA
    ________ James W M 10   Son /     /   WV MD VA
    ________ John W M  8   Son /         WV MD VA
    ________ Estella W F  5   Dau /         WV MD VA
    ________ Samuel W M  3   Son /         WV MD VA
    ________ Amy W F 10/12 Jul Dau /         WV MD VA

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #29 of 31):  Union Dist., Preston Co., WV, Roll T623_1770, p. 216A, SN 15, SD 2, ED 111, enumerated 22 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
260 271 Chambers John W Head W M Oct 1834 65 M 42     MD OH PA Farmer 0   Y Y Y O F F 220
             Epalona Wife W F Aug 1841 58 M 42 13 10 WV WV WV Keeping House     Y Y Y        
             James Son W M Sep 1870 29 S       WV WV WV Farm Laborer 0   Y Y Y        
             Amy Dau W F Jul 1879 20 S       WV WV WV       Y Y Y        
             Zorah F Dau W F Apr 1885 15 S       WV WV WV At School   4 Y Y Y        
    Gower Claude GSon W M Dec 1885 14 S       WV WV WV                    

8.  1910

9.  1920

10.  1930

12.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

13.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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