SOME ALSOP’S OF SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VIRGINIA

SOME ALSOP’S OF SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VIRGINIA

John “Capt. Jack” Alsop, (son of George Alsop and Lucy Harrison Strothers) was born 8 Apr 1787, Caroline Co. VA. He died 30 Apr 1866, Spotsylvania Co, VA. He married (1) 18 Dec 1817 to Elizabeth Hampton Jones. She died, No issue.

John “Capt’ Jack” married (2) 23 Dec 1819, Mary Purvis Leavell (dau of Burwell Leavell and Mary Purvis), born 10 Sep 1801, and died 18 Oct 1863. Both buried Prospect View Cemetery, across the road from family home called “LaVue”. (see 1850-1860 Spotsylvania Co. VA census)
Children:
1. George W. Alsop, born 6 Oct 1820, Spotsylvania Co. VA. Died in the west, never married. (At home 1850, Spotsylvania Co. VA.)
2. John Franklin Alsop, born 14 Aug 1822, Spotsylvania Co. VA. Died at his home called “Hickory Hill” on 25 Aug 1897 and was buried at LaVue. He married 21 Dec 1848, Martha F. Holliday, born 24 Dec 1830 and died 21 Oct 1911 at her home Hickory Hill in Spotsylvania Co, VA. He was buried at LaVue. No issue. (see 1850 Spotsylvania Co. VA listed as Franklin)-1860-1870-1880 Spotsylvania Co. VA) (Martha listed as widow on 1900-1910 Spotsylvania Co. VA Census).
3. William Samuel Alsop, born 4 Sep 1825, Spotsylvania Co, VA. and died 12 Jan 1885. Spotsylvania Co. VA. He married 19 Nov 1846, Lavinia Hamit Amiss, born 27 Jun 1825, and died 22 Apr 1861, William Samuel married (2) 18 Dec 1867. Sarah Broaddus. Born 1831 and died 30 Sep 1911 (See Family Below)
4. James Addison Alsop, born 8 Jul 1827, Spotsylvania Co. VA. He died 23 Dec 1860 at LaVue and was buried there. He married Sue M. Read. Born 25 Sep 1840 and died 31 Aug 1915. They had one son John Addison Alsop, born 16 Jun 1860  and died 13 Apr 1899. He married Florence Charters. (See Florence listed 1900 Spotsylvania Co. VA and also listed 1900 Greenville Co. SC.) Mrs. Florence Alsop married William Buchanan, 1902, Spotsylvania Co. VA. (see 1860 Spotsylvania Co. VA. James Addison Alsop) (see 1870 Spotsylvania Co. VA. Susan) (1880 Spotsylvania Co. VA. Sue and son John A.)  1900-1910 Spotsylvania Co. VA. (Susie as a widow)
5. Elizabeth W. Alsop, born 23 Dec 1829, Spotsylvania Co. VA. died as a child.
6. Thomas Burwell Alsop, born 24 Feb 1831, Spotsylvania Co. VA. He became a doctor and moved to Yazoo City, MS. Yazoo Co., where he died in the fall of 1902. Thomas married (1) Nancy “Nannie” Day, 12 Sep 1868. Yazoo Co. MS. She died and Thomas married her sister Emma Day. There was no issue and all three are buried at Yazoo City, MS. (see 1860-1870-1880-1900 Yazoo Co. MS)
7. Eliza Byrd Alsop, born 8 Oct 1833, Spotsylvania Co. VA. She died of typhoid fever on 26 Oct 1852, and was buried at LaVue.
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William Samuel Alsop (son of John “Capt. Jack” Alsop and Mary P. Leavell) was born 4 Sep 1825 at LaVue in Spotsylvania Co. VA. He died 12 Jan 1885, Spotsylvania Co. VA. He married (1) 19 Nov 1846, Rappahannock Co. VA. Lavinia Hamit Amiss (dau of Elijah Amiss and Elizabeth Royston) born 27 Jun 1825, and died 22 Apr 1861. (See 1850 Warren Co. VA-1860 Rappahannock Co. VA-1870-1880 Spotsylvania Co. VA
Children:
1. Elijah Lycurgus Alsop, born 9 Sep 1847, Sperryville, VA. He died 20 Dec 1860. State Mills, VA.
2. John William Alsop, born 6 Feb 1849, Sperryville, VA. died 25 Dec 1882, Millboro, VA. Bath Co. He was killed in a train accident. He married Fannie Bass of Canton, MS. on 20 Oct 1875. No Issue.
3. George Rust Alsop, born 19 Dec 1851, Sperryville, VA. Died 2 Oct 1933, Vincennes, IN.  Knox Co. He married 20 Apr 1875, Sullivan Co. IN. Nancy Jane McClelland.  (See Family listed below)
4. Eliza Byrd Alsop, born 2 Jul 1853, State Mills, VA. died 30 Aug 1857, State Mills, VA.
5.Benjamin Franklin Alsop, born 15 Feb 1855, and died 11 Jul 1865, State Mills, VA.
6. Thomas Everett Alsop, born 30 Jan 1860, State Mills, VA. He died 22 Sep 1910, Carlyle, IL. Clinton Co.  Buried Carlyle, IL. He married 21 May 1891. Huey, Clinton Co. IL. to Orpha Outhouse (dau of Oliver Outhouse and Maria Gerdes Houseman). She was born 18 Apr 1868, Clinton, IL. and died 23 Apr 1963, Spotsylvania, Co. and is buried at LaVue. (See Family listed below)
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William Samuel Alsup married (2) 18 Dec 1867. Sarah “Sally” Broaddus, born May 1848, VA. and died 30 Apr 1911, Spotsylvania Co. VA. They had one son Lee Johnson Alsop, born 25 Dec 1870 and died 8 Mar 1881. Spotsylvania Co. VA.
See 1880 Spotsylvania Co. VA census-1900 and 1910 Spotsylvania Co. VA.
(Sallie, as widow)
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George Rust Alsop (son of William Samuel Alsop and Lavinia Hamit Amiss) was born 19 Dec 1851, Sperryville, VA. He died 2 Oct 1933, Vincennes, IN. Knox Co. He married 20 Apr 1875, Sullivan Co. IN. Nancy Jane McClelland (dau of Abraham McClelland and Mary Serene Davis). She was born 27 Feb 1855, New Lebanon, IN. and died 7 Dec 1935, Vincennes, IN (see 1860 Rappahannock Co. VA, living at home) (George not found 1870 Census) (1880-1900-1910-1920-1930 Knox Co. IN)
Children:
1. Thomas Burwell Alsop, born 14 Aug 1876, Freelandville, IN. Knox Co. He died 28 Jul 1908, Vincennes, IN. Knox Co. He married 24 Apr 1901, Knox Co. IN. Stella Mae Gaither, (dau of Basil Gaither). He died leaving three children, Marjorie Hortense Alsop, 1903, Virginia Byrd Alsop, 1905, and Gaither George Alsop, 1907. All born Knox Co. IN. (see 1910-1920  Knox Co. IN)
2. William McClelland Alsop, born 4 Aug 1878, Freelandville, IN. He died 30 Apr 1933, Vincennes, IN. He married 25 May 1905, Knox Co. IN, Cora Julia Meyer. (see 1910-1920-1930 Knox Co. IN)
3. Eustis Frank Alsop, born 22 Jan 1881, Freelandville, IN. Knox Co. He died 25 May 1950. Vincennes, IN. He married 7 Feb 1904, Denver, Co. Arlene Medaris, born 1888 KS. One son Richard Frank Alsop, born 1906 Denver, CO. divorced. (see 1910 Denver Co. Co.-1920 Los Angeles Co. CA) Eustis was at home with parents 1910-1920 Knox Co. IN Census) (1930 Richard living in Los Angeles, CA. with grandmother Alice Medaris)
4. Byrd Laurel Alsop, born 20 Jan 1883, Freelandville, IN. died 11 Aug 1964, Jacksonville, FL. Married 22 Jan 1906, Knox Co. IN. Benjamin B. Sproat.
5. George Ralph Alsop, born 27 Jul 1886, Vincennes, Knox Co. IN. He died 28 Dec 1923, Vincennes, IN. Did not marry.
5. Edith Virginia Alsop, born 9 Nov 1890, Vincennes, Knox Co. IN. died 7 Jun 1961, married 25 Apr 1917, Knox Co. IN. Meredith Patton Reed. Knox Co. IN
6. Jane Leota Alsop, born 20 May 1894, Vincennes, Knox Co. IN. Died 20 Dec 1963, Married 23 Nov 1917, Knox Co. IN. George Glenn Graham. (see 1920 Knox Co. IN
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Thomas Everett Alsop, (son of William Samuel Alsop and Lavinia Hamit Amiss) was born 30 Jan 1860, State Mills, VA. and died 22 Sep 1910. Carlyle, Clinton Co. IL. Buried Carlyle, IL. He married 21 May 1891, Huey, Clinton Co. IL. Orpha Outhouse (dau of Oliver Outhouse and Maria Gerdes Houseman) born 18 Apr 1868, Clinton Co. IL. She died 23 Apr 1963, Spotsylvania Co. VA., and was buried at LaVue.
Children:
1. Olive Marie Alsop, was born 23 Mar 1892, Carlyle, Clinton Co. IL. She died 2 Aug 1968, LaVue, Spotsylvania Co. VA. She married 18 Oct 1919. Herman O. Swanson. No issue. Both buried at LaVue.
2. Cora Genevieve Alsop, born 25 Mar 1895, and died 29 May 1896, Carlyle, Clinton Co. IL.
3. Blanche Susan Alsop, born 18 Oct 1899, Carlyle, Clinton Co. IL. Married 21 May 1930, Clarence Frederick Hanson. No issue.
See 1870 Spotsylvania Co. VA with Father and Step/mother) (1880 Knox Co. IN with brother George) (1900-1910 Clinton Co. IL.-1920 Spotsylvania Co. VA (Orpha)-1930 Spotsylvania Co. VA (Orpha in household of Herman Swanson)

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