The Kidner Family of Hardy Co (W) VA

Kidner

George Kidner and his family are important to this research; as multiple generations of Weaver/Billman families intermarried with and/or are recorded alongside the Kidners in frontier western Virginia. [Kidner Migration Map]

SIMS INDEX TO LAND GRANTS IN WEST VIRGINIA, HAMPSHIRE (MINERAL) COUNTY WV, 1762-1863, Book 8, p. 265:
1789 George Kidner 130 acres- Property [on] Lost River, Hardy Co., Virginia
19 March 1798, George Ketner and his wife Catherine, Nicholas Ketner and his wife Catherine, and John Heim and his wife Salome sold their interest in the estate of  Henry Ketner of Berks County, Pennsylvania.
Hardy County Virginia Minute Book #7 (1785-1812):
10 Jun 1806 Kedner George 732.61
Appraisers: Wm. Warden, Geo. Claypool, James Baker
Hardy County (W) VA Minute Book #7 (1785-1812), Page 138:
At a court held for Hardy county the 15th day of April, 1807. . .Jacob Kitner & Barbara Kitner, orphan of George Kitner decd., made choice of Catherine Kitner for their guardian and also the said Catherine is appointed guardian to Anna Kitner, Adam Kitner & Ellen Kitner orphan of said George.

Page 234
Amt of the Estate of George Kidner is granted Wm Sager he having taken the oath prescribed by law & enter into bond and levy.

Page 289
John Sager is appt guardian to George Kidner orphan of Geo Kidner decd. An infant under the age of 14 years thereupon the Sager gave bond security according to law.

Page 329
Jeremiah Inskeep - Kidnors heirs. . .ordered that Anthony Miller, Jacob Miller, & Jo. Fravel & Jacob Claypool be commissioners & they go with the surveyor of this county [to] lay the Dower of Katharine Kidnor, widow of Geo: Kitner the elder, in the lands of her late husband lying in this county.

    Children

    1. Nancy Kidner

        Special Note: The marriage to Jacob Chrisman cannot be proven and must be considered as conjecture.

    2. Elizabeth Kidner

Hardy Co (W) VA Deed Book 7, p. 6:
14 Sept 1813 Frederick Wise of Hardy Co and Jacob Baker of Licking Co OH to Jeremiah Inskeep of Hardy Co land conveyed by deed from Catherine Baer and others to George Kidner, dated 20 Jan 1794 on Lost River on branch of Capahon.
Hardy Co (W) VA Will Book 2, pp. 164-165:
3/2/1816 Will of Christian Wise. . .my two sons Frederick Wise & John Wise and my daughter Lydia Wilkin.
Hardy Co (W) VA Wills, Book 4, p. 105:
Frederick Wise's estate was appraised 7 Mch 1823 Hardy Co (W) VA by Michael Switzer and Henry Gockingour (sic).

    3. John Kidner

On 9 May, 1809, John & Elizabeth Ketner sold their interest in the estate of George Ketner, Hardy County, Virginia.
1850 Federal Census: Jefferson County, Tennessee
HN  FN    LAST   FIRST      AGE Sex Occup. BIRTH
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999 1036  Kidner John       75  M   Farmer Va
                 Elizabeth  73  F          Va

    4. George Kidner, Jr.

5/10/1809 Kedner George Jr. 70 lbs, 15 Shill, 6 Pence
Appraisers: Jeremiah Inskeep, Jos. Fravel, Geo. Claypole

    5. Henry Kidner

Hardy Co (W) VA Marriages:
Kedner, Henry; Wilkins, Mary 26 March 1805 by Ferdinand Lair

    6. Jacob Kidner

Hardy County (W) VA Minute Book #7 (1785-1812), Page 138:
At a court held for Hardy county the 15th day of April, 1807. . .Jacob Kitner & Barbara Kitner, orphan of George Kitner decd., made choice of Catherine Kitner for their guardian and also the said Catherine is appointed guardian to Anna Kitner, Adam Kitner & Ellen Kitner orphan of said George.
Hardy Co (W) VA Marriages:
Kedner, Jacob Simmons, Mary 11/8/1808 by Archibald Linthicum

    7. Adam Kidner

Hardy County (W) VA Minute Book #7 (1785-1812), Page 138:
At a court held for Hardy county the 15th day of April, 1807. . .Jacob Kitner & Barbara Kitner, orphan of George Kitner decd., made choice of Catherine Kitner for their guardian and also the said Catherine is appointed guardian to Anna Kitner, Adam Kitner & Ellen Kitner orphan of said George.

    8. Barbara Kidner

Hardy County (W) VA Minute Book #7 (1785-1812), Page 138:
At a court held for Hardy county the 15th day of April, 1807. . .Jacob Kitner & Barbara Kitner, orphan of George Kitner decd., made choice of Catherine Kitner for their guardian and also the said Catherine is appointed guardian to Anna Kitner, Adam Kitner & Ellen Kitner orphan of said George.

Hardy Co (W) VA Marriages:
Baker, Jacob; Keiner, Barbara 14 September 1810
by Archibald Linthicum

    9. Anna Kidner

Hardy County (W) VA Minute Book #7 (1785-1812), Page 138:
At a court held for Hardy county the 15th day of April, 1807. . .Jacob Kitner & Barbara Kitner, orphan of George Kitner decd., made choice of Catherine Kitner for their guardian and also the said Catherine is appointed guardian to Anna Kitner, Adam Kitner & Ellen Kitner orphan of said George.

    10. Ellen Kidner

Hardy County (W) VA Minute Book #7 (1785-1812), Page 138:
At a court held for Hardy county the 15th day of April, 1807. . .Jacob Kitner & Barbara Kitner, orphan of George Kitner decd., made choice of Catherine Kitner for their guardian and also the said Catherine is appointed guardian to Anna Kitner, Adam Kitner & Ellen Kitner orphan of said George.

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