Descendants of Robert Cuddy Acord
Generation No. 1
1. ROBERT CUDDY2 ACORD (OLD JOHN1) was born 1802 in Peterstown, Monroe County WV, and died November 20, 1859 in Laurel Fork near Pine Grove, Wyoming County wv. He married NANCY GORE, daughter of JOSEPH GORE and MARTHA PINE.
Notes for ROBERT CUDDY ACORD:
is buried up in the woods above the present Pine Grove cemetery. All the children except Bill, Eli and Rebecca moved west.
Children of ROBERT ACORD and NANCY GORE are:
2. i. WILLIAM 'BILL'3 ACORD, b. 1827.
3. ii. ELI ACORD, b. 1833, Wyoming County WV.
4. iii. JOE ACORD, b. 1838.
iv. JOHN ACORD, b. 1841; m. MARGARET BAILEY, March 26, 1865.
v. JAMES ACORD, b. 1844.
vi. MATTIE ACORD, b. Abt. 1820; m. JAMES MORRIS, November 09, 1841, Fayette County WV.
5. vii. ANNA ACORD, b. 1826.
6. viii. REBECCA ACORD, b. 1836.
Generation No. 2
2. WILLIAM 'BILL'3 ACORD (ROBERT CUDDY2, OLD JOHN1) was born 1827. He married (1) SARAH LEMON, daughter of GEORGE P LEMON. He married (2) SARAH MCMILLION December 14, 1848 in Fayette County WV.
Children of WILLIAM ACORD and SARAH MCMILLION are:
7. i. NANCY J4 ACORD, b. Abt. 1850.
ii. WILLIAM ACORD, b. 1854; d. December 27, 1870, log rolled on him Raleigh County WV.
8. iii. LYDIA ACORD, b. 1856.
9. iv. JAMES H ACORD, b. 1859, Marsh Fork District, Raleigh County WV; d. November 1890, McDowell County WV.
v. MARY JANE ACORD, b. 1862.
10. vi. JOHN C ACORD, b. 1864.
vii. JOSEPH E ACORD, b. 1869.
11. viii. MARTHA A ACORD, b. September 19, 1870.
12. ix. SARAH E ACORD, b. September 19, 1870.
3. ELI3 ACORD (ROBERT CUDDY2, OLD JOHN1) was born 1833 in Wyoming County WV. He married (1) MARY ELIZABETH 'LIZZIE' SHUMATE August 25, 1856, daughter of AMOS SHUMATE and MARY PHILLIPS. He married (2) ELIZA LEMONS O'NEAL February 04, 1869, son of SILAS LEMONS and MARY UNKNOWN. He married (3) REBECCA CHAFIN October 14, 1887.
Children of ELI ACORD and MARY SHUMATE are:
i. BEXY4 ACORD, b. 1856.
ii. MARY M ACORD, b. September 15, 1858.
iii. SARAH ACORD, b. 1861; m. HENRY SIMKINS.
iv. JAMES ACORD, b. 1864.
v. MARTHA ACORD, b. 1867; m. THOMAS PHILLIPS.
vi. SILAS ACORD, b. 1875.
4. JOE3 ACORD (ROBERT CUDDY2, OLD JOHN1) was born 1838. He married LOUSIA O'NEAL July 22, 1859.
Children of JOE ACORD and LOUSIA O'NEAL are:
i. MINERVA A4 ACORD, b. 1860.
ii. JOHN ACORD, b. 1863; m. MARY TILLER.
iii. JAMES ACORD, b. 1864; m. MATILDA SLATER.
iv. BELL ACORD, b. Abt. 1860.
v. LOTTIE ACORD, b. 1879; m. LEANDER CLAY.
vi. ROSE ACORD, b. Abt. 1860; m. EDWARD ZERKLE.
vii. DIXIE ACORD, b. 1876; m. RICHARD TILLER.
viii. KENNA ACORD, b. 1876.
ix. AGNES ACORD, b. 1879.
5. ANNA3 ACORD (ROBERT CUDDY2, OLD JOHN1) was born 1826. She married STEELE LAFFERTY November 05, 1844 in Fayette County WV.
Children of ANNA ACORD and STEELE LAFFERTY are:
i. MARION4 LAFFERTY, b. 1846.
ii. MARTHA J LAFFERTY, b. 1848.
iii. SARAH E LAFFERTY, b. 1850.
iv. REBECCA LAFFERTY, b. 1852.
v. NANCY LAFFERTY, b. 1854.
vi. ROBERT LAFFERTY, b. 1857.
6. REBECCA3 ACORD (ROBERT CUDDY2, OLD JOHN1) was born 1836. She married JOHN SHUMATE Bef. 1855, son of AMOS SHUMATE and MARY PHILLIPS.
Notes for JOHN SHUMATE:
John & Rebecca lived near Wolf Gap, Saulsville, Wyoming County. Due to marital problems John left and moved to Pike County KY where is was buried near Williamson WV. It was told that Rebecca with one or two children, made two or three trips to KY on horseback to convince him to return but he never did.
Children of REBECCA ACORD and JOHN SHUMATE are:
13. i. JOSEPH4 SHUMATE, b. October 1859; d. 1899, drowned.
14. ii. AMOS DIAMOND SHUMATE, b. April 1864.
15. iii. ROBERT LEE [STUMP] SHUMATE, b. March 07, 1870.
16. iv. JAMES M [DIRK] SHUMATE, b. 1866.
17. v. ELIZA LOUISA SHUMATE, b. April 1865; d. February 13, 1972, Pine Grove Cemetery.
18. vi. SARAH E SHUMATE, b. 1875.
19. vii. WALLACE SHUMATE, b. December 06, 1877; d. September 19, 1978.
20. viii. NANCY SHUMATE, b. 1856.
ix. ETTIE SHUMATE, b. Abt. 1860.
x. WILLIAM N SHUMATE, b. Abt. 1860.
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